Economics 305 

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF PRE-MODERN, WESTERN

CIVILIZATION: THE GREEKS TO ADAM SMITH

 

REQUIRED READINGS

1. Chester G. Starr, "The Greeks Against the Persians," A History of the Ancient World (New York: Oxford University Press, 1991), pp. 275-97.

2. Chester G. Starr, "Athenian Democracy and Imperialism," A History of the Ancient World, pp. 298-318.

3. Chester G. Starr, "Fifth-Century Civilization," A History of the Ancient World, pp. 319-38.

4. Chester G. Starr, "End of the Golden Age," A History of the Ancient World, pp. 339-56.

5. John Herman Randall, " The Embodiment-Lay Society," The Making of the Modern Mind, rev. ed. (Cambridge, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1940), pp. 82-106.

6. Robert L. Heilbroner, "The Economic Revolution," The Worldly Philosophers, 6th ed. (New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1986), pp. 18-41.

7. John Herman Randall, "The Newtonian World Machine," The Making of the Modern Mind, rev. ed., pp. 254-79.

8. M. L. Myers, "Philosophical Anticipations of Laissez-Faire," History of Political Economy, Vol. 4 (1972): 163-175.

9. William J. Bernstein, "When, Where, Whither," The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004), pp. 379-86

10. Adam Smith, "Essays on Philosophical Subjects," in the Early Writings of Adam Smith, ed. by J. Ralph Lindgren (Augustus M. Kelley, 1967), pp. 48, 49.

11. Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, ed. by D. D. Raphael and A. L. Macfie (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976), pp. 183-85.

12. Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, ed. by Edwin Cannan (New York: The Modern Library, 1937), pp. 420-423.

 

Economic History Research Bibliography