Economic Theory and the Roman Monetary Economy

  title={Economic Theory and the Roman Monetary Economy},
  author={Colin P. Elliott},
Modern economics tantalizes historians, promising them a set of simple verbal and mathematical formulas to explain and even retrospectively predict historical actions and choices. Colin P. Elliott challenges economic historians to rethink the way they use economic theory. Building upon the approaches of Max Weber, R. G. Collingwood, Ludwig von Mises and others, Elliott reconceptualizes economic theories such as the quantity theory of money and Gresham's law as heuristic constructs - constructs… 
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Corpus dei papiri filosofici Greci e Latini (CPF). Testi e lessico nei papiri di cultura greca e latina. Parte II.1: Frammenti Adespoti. Pp. xxx + 268, pls. Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 2019.


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