Assessment Materials in Comparative Economic Systems

Anne McCants, MIT

Part of the MITOpenCourseWare site, this course page details an undergraduate course in medieval economic history as taught in spring 2006 by Anne McCants. The course covers "the conditions of material life and the changing social and economic relations in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian experiences". The website includes details of course readings, lecture handouts, syllabi from various years, assignment details and links to related Internet resources.

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Michael Piore, MIT

Reading list and assignments from a 2006 undergraduate course that "examines the implications of economic theories for social and political organization in the context of the historical evolution of industrial societies."

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