Jean-Baptiste Say: Revolutionary, Entrepreneur, Economist (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics) (Paperback)

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This volume is the first full-length biography of Jean-Baptiste Say (1767-1832), the most famous French classical economist. During his lifetime Say actively took part in three revolutions: the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution and the establishment of economics as an academic discipline. He struggled with Bonaparte, was the owner of a cotton spinning mill, and published his famous Treatise of political economy and many other economic writings.

About the Author


Evert Schoorl was director of graduate studies in the economics department at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781138901964
ISBN-10: 1138901962
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: March 4th, 2015
Pages: 232
Language: English
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics