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Conversations on Political Economy
In Which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century

  • Date Published: September 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108019101

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  • Published at a pivotal moment in the economic development of Britain, Conversations on Political Economy (1816) influenced a generation of economists, politicians and intellectuals. Employing her trademark format of dialogues between Mrs. Bryan and her pupil Caroline, Marcet introduces readers to theories surrounding property, population, and the 'condition of the poor'. Despite a target audience of young women, there is little evidence of feminine sentimentality, nor does the author's commitment to female education prevent her from propounding challenging, often controversial arguments; an approach which won her admiration. As one of her avid readers, Anne Romilly wrote, 'those, who like me know very little … are delighted with the knowledge they have acquired'. In fact, the first edition was so well received that a second was called for before the author had time to make corrections. Marcet had become, as one of her obituarists later put it, the 'instructress of a generation'.

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    • Date Published: September 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108019101
    • length: 480 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.61kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Introduction
    2. Introduction continued
    3. On property
    4. Property continued
    5. On the division of labour
    6. On capital
    7. Capital continued
    8. On wages and population
    9. Wages and population continued
    10. On the condition of the poor
    11. On revenue
    12. Revenue from landed property
    13. Revenue from the cultivation of land
    14. Revenue from capital lent
    15. On value and price
    16. On money
    17. Money continued
    18. Commerce
    19. On foreign trade
    20. Foreign trade continued
    21. On expenditure.

  • Author

    Jane Haldimand Marcet

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