chapter  5
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Educating the nation: textbooks and manuals of political economy in Italy 1815–1922

ByMASSIMO M . AUGELLO AND MARCO E . L . GUIDI

Our study examines the main genres of political economy texts (section 2 to 4), and briefly considers the role played by the evolution of the publishing industry in their spread (section 5). The conclusions contain a synthetic analysis on the aims and functions of Italian textbooks of political economy.