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By Henry Phelps Brown,Sheila V. Hopkins

First released in e-book shape in 1981, this choice of essays initially written among 1955 and 1966 includes ground-breaking examine and research at the learn of wages and costs throughout seven centuries, with specific connection with builder’s salary charges and the cost of a package deal of the commodities on which those wages should be spent.

These seminal contributions to the economics of labour and monetary development did a lot to gas the talk surrounding the issues of inflation, balance and adjustments within the procuring strength of cash upon the book’s preliminary ebook. those matters are every piece as suitable in today’s submit credit-crunch society and this reissue should be welcomed by means of all scholars of monetary background and labour economics.

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