Causal Explanation and Model Building in History, Economics, and the New Economic History

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Causal Explanation and Model Building in History, Economics, and the New Economic History

By Peter D. Mcclelland
Cornell University Press, 1975
290 pp. $12.50
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In a sophisticated and wide-ranging critique of causal explanation in history and economics, the author concludes that while generalizations are necessary for our understanding of social phenomena, they are accompanied by a high degree of uncertainty in their application. Excellent bibliography.

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