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Towards Economic Freedom : An Outline Of World Economic History by Helen Corke - First Edition - 1937 - from John T. & Pearl Lewis (SKU: 6417)

Towards Economic Freedom : An Outline Of World Economic History

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Towards Economic Freedom : An Outline Of World Economic History

by Helen Corke

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Methuen, London, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Wilma Hickson. An Outline Of World Economic History. ‘This little book endeavours to present the fundamentals of economics in their historical perspective, and to reduce economic theory to its simplest terms. The common human need for food, clothing, shelter, is evident to the least sophisticated ; so might be, so should be, the means whereby the need is met. In the past this business of production and distribution, and especially the part which finance plays in the matter, has been set aside as a study for the expert—heaven knows why, since there is no subject which more closely concerns every ordinary citizen. The approach through history (as distinct from that through classic theory) offers no difficulty either to the schoolboy or to the erstwhile puzzled student of modern economic conditions. A book of this type, like a modern machine, owes less to its constructor than to those workers on whose thought he builds. I dedicate it, in gratitude, to all whose earlier, more intensive labours in the field of economic history have made mine possible. My thanks are due to Sir Norman Angell, Dr. Hendrik van Loon, C. M. Waters, Sir Leonard Woolley, and their respective publishers for quotations used ; also to the illustrator, Miss Wilma Hickson, for her indispensable part in the book's production. H.C.’ In Two Parts : Part One : The Era Of Physical Energy And Human Labour & Part Two ; The Era Of Solar Energy And Machine Labour. Book - in Near Very Good orange boards with black lettering - light marking to the boards and light bumping to the extreme corners, extreme ends of the spine and extreme edges. Contents, light marking/browning to the paste downs and end papers, previous owner's bookplate otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. A Scarce Title. Size: 7.5 inches tall by 5 inches. xiv, 218 pages which includes an index. Illustrated with pictorial statistics by Wilma Hickson. Illustrator: Wilma Hickson. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Economics; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6417..


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Towards Economic Freedom : An Outline Of World Economic History
Helen Corke
Wilma Hickson
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Used - Very Good Condition
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No Dust Jacket
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First Edition
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BZDB31 NOISBN XXX Corke Hickson Economics Economics; Towards Economic Freedom An Outline Of World Economic History
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