Alfred Marshall: Economist 1842-1924 (Great Thinkers in Economics)

Alfred Marshall was undoubtedly the doyen of British economics for three and a half decades, commencing in 1890, the year his Principles of Economics was first published. This succinct overview of Marshall's life and work as an economist sets his major economic contributions in perspective, by looking at his education, his travel, his teaching at Cambridge, Oxford and Bristol, his policy views as presented to government inquiries and his political and social opinions.