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It's only ok
on 17 January 2017
There was Smith, there was Ricardo, there was Malthus, there was Marx, there was Keynes, there was Schumpeter. Some of them were students of others. Others were born around the same time.
Well punctuated: yes. A daunting subject (the history of economic thought): most definitely. But did I learn anything much from it: alas No. Truth be told I didn't really even understand the conclusion.
It could just be me, of course. Many worthy people seems to rate this book very highly, and they probably all know the subject matter far better than I do. And two million people bought it........somehow. On the other hand, I can attest that I have actually read it.
It's ok. But my search for a really good book about the history of economics goes on.