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Week 5: Economy

Tutor: Dr Michael Bycroft

Seminar Questions


Berg, Maxine. The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy, 1815-1848. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980. See especially the chapter 'The Advent of Political Economy.'

Cowherd, Raymond G. Political Economists and the English Poor Laws: A Historical Study of the Influence of Classical Economics on the Formation of Social Welfare Policy. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1977.

Hilton, Boyd. Corn, Cash, Commerce: The Economic Policies of the Tory Governments, 1815-1830. Oxford University Press, 1977.

Langer, Gary F. The Coming of Age of Political Economy, 1815-1825. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Tribe, Keith. 'Continental Political Economy From the Physiocrats to the Marginal Revolution.' In Porter and Ross, eds, The Cambridge History of Science, vol. 4: Modern Social Science.