• Charles S. Maier


The Return of Political Economy. Charles S. Maier, April 26, 2013, Opinion. "The return of political economy to history" – this was the title of the Berlin Colloquium a few months ago. But had political economy ever really disappeared? Perhaps, relative to other specializations, it had claimed less attention from historians in recent decades; but of course it was hardly less relevant to developments in the world that historians were supposed to study. Why had it apparently ceased to serve as a methodology or approach? This short essay will try to suggest an answer..." Link verified October 6, 2014