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Spring 2012: History of Political Economy

POLS 497-002: Special Topics-History of Political Economy

Required Texts

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Steven G. Medema, The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Ideas, Princeton, NJ, USA: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Jerry Z. Muller, The Mind and the Market: Capitalism in Western Thought, New York, NY, USA: Anchor Books, 2002.

Roger E. Backhouse, The Ordinary Business of Life, Princeton, NJ, USA: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Recommended Text

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Steven G. Medema and Warren J. Samuels, eds., The History of Economic Thought: A Reader, New York, NY, USA: Routledge, 2003.

POLS 497 Syllabus
Course Outline and Readings
Classroom Conduct and Expectations
Guidelines for Term Paper Grading
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