The Publication of the Essai in 1755

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print January 1989 | ISBN: 9780198286820
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596681 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 The Publication of the  Essai in 1755

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The intellectual and publishing background to the publication of the Essai are discussed. The book was published by Guillyn in Paris and probably at the instigation of Vincent de Gournay and his group. The book would have a significant influence on the French ‘économistes’

Keywords: Essai; Vincent de Gournay; Guillyn; les économistes; Paris; publication

Chapter.  9463 words. 

Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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