John Hopkins’s Notions on Political Economy
Marcet was self-taught in many fields and became a successful popularizer of several demanding fields (such as chemistry and economics) in spite of being discriminated against as a women. This book is one of her works of popularizing economic theory, as seen through the eyes of honest John Hopkins, a poor laborer on low wages.
John Hopkins’s Notions on Political Economy (London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1833).
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Table of Contents
- Essay 1 THE RICH AND THE POOR. A FAIRY TALE.
- Essay 2 WAGES; A FAIRY TALE.
- Essay 3 THE THREE GIANTS.
- Essay 4 POPULATION, c. OR, THE OLD WORLD.
- Essay 5 EMIGRATION; OR, A NEW WORLD.
- Essay 6 THE POOR'S RATE; OR, THE TREACHEROUS FRIEND.
- Essay 7 MACHINERY; OR, CHEAP GOODS AND DEAR GOODS.
- Essay 8 FOREIGN TRADE; OR, THE WEDDING GOWN.
- SECOND PART.
- THIRD PART.
- Essay 9 THE CORN TRADE; OR, THE PRICE OF BREAD.