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The Rise Of Planning In Industrial America, 1865-1914 Dec 2011

The Rise Of Planning In Industrial America, 1865-1914

Richard Adelstein

How American firms grew very large after the Civil War, and how Americans responded to them.


Progressive Era, Richard Adelstein Dec 2007

Progressive Era, Richard Adelstein

Richard Adelstein

A short interpretive summary of the period 1890 - 1914.


Four Entries, Richard Adelstein Dec 1997

Four Entries, Richard Adelstein

Richard Adelstein

Four entries: "American Institutional Economics and the Legal System" (I: 61-66); "John Rogers Commons" (I: 324-327); Richard Theodore Ely" (II: 28-29); and "Plea Bargaining: A Comparative Approach"


Charles E. Lindblom, Richard Adelstein Dec 1991

Charles E. Lindblom, Richard Adelstein

Richard Adelstein

An intellectual biography and review of the work of Charles E. Lindblom.


"The Nation As An Economic Unit:" Keynes, Roosevelt, And The Managerial Ideal, Richard Adelstein Dec 1990

"The Nation As An Economic Unit:" Keynes, Roosevelt, And The Managerial Ideal, Richard Adelstein

Richard Adelstein

The First New Deal as central economic planning, and the lost opportunity to reconstruct the federal government toward peaceful Keynesianism.


Islands Of Conscious Power: Louis D. Brandeis And The Modern Corporation, Richard Adelstein Dec 1988

Islands Of Conscious Power: Louis D. Brandeis And The Modern Corporation, Richard Adelstein

Richard Adelstein

An intellectual portrait of Louis Brandeis and the contradictions in his philosophy and public life.


Mind And Hand: Economics And Engineering At The Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Richard Adelstein Dec 1987

Mind And Hand: Economics And Engineering At The Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Richard Adelstein

Richard Adelstein

The role of political economy in the curriculum of MIT, with special attention to the thought of Francis Amasa Walker.