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Worlds of Political Economy: Knowledge and Power in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Martin Daunton

Worlds of Political Economy: Knowledge and Power in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Martin Daunton

Published March 2nd 2005
ISBN : 9781403932181
Hardcover
304 pages
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Worlds of Political Economy explores the meanings and workings of political economy as a source of knowledge and power in national, imperial, and transnational settings in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Giving attention to the rich andMoreWorlds of Political Economy explores the meanings and workings of political economy as a source of knowledge and power in national, imperial, and transnational settings in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Giving attention to the rich and contested social and cultural nature of political economy as a cluster of ideas and working practices, this volume brings together original essays on sociability, philanthropy and self-interest, imperial land and ecology, international development and public health, expert cultures and transnational diffusion.