Economic Thought and Ideology in Seventeenth-Century England

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Economic Thought and Ideology in Seventeenth-Century England

Joyce Oldham Appleby



“It is a tribute to Appleby’s remarkable knowledge of the seventeenth-century economy as well as economic thought and to her boldness of enterprise that she succeed so well.” – John Brewer, William and Mary Quarterly

“…the strength and value of Appleby’s book consist in the detail with which she has traced this process taking place.” – J.G.A. Pocock, Journal of Interdisciplinary History

“This is certainly the most stimulating book on early modern economic ideas to appear for a long time.” – Charles Wilson, English Historical Review

“Joyce Oldham Appleby has written a monograph that significantly alters our knowledge and understanding of the changes in how contemporaries perceived economic questions between the beginning and end of the seventeenth century.” – Paul Christianson, Canadian Journal of History

“This is a stimulating, provocative, trail-blazing book” – Christopher Hill

Publication DateNovember 15, 2004 ISBN: 9781932800036 Number of Pages 301
Author Biography
About the Author: Joyce Appleby, a professor of history emerita at UCLA, has studied the political and economic ideologies of France, England and, especially, the United States in the early modern historian period. She is a past president of the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians.
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