Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics, History and Political Science

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Volume LIII 2 - 2019

See You in Valhalla: Comment on ‘Spleen: The Failures of the Cliometric School’, by Stefano Fenoaltea

Giovanni Vecchi,
pp. 49-58
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This comment argues for a more optimistic view of economic history based on a review of recent developments in the discipline, as well as Fenoaltea’s “Spleen” itself, reading between the lines.