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On Timothy Shenk’s “Maurice Dobb: Political Economist” (Guest Post by Kurt Newman)

(Editor’s Note: This is the last in a series of guest posts by Kurt Newman.  I know I’m not alone in being extremely grateful for his contributions to the blog. And I hope that this is not the last of his appearances here! — Ben Alpers) There is no more gratifying a way to conclude this series of essays than with a review of Timothy Shenk’s Maurice Dobb: Political Economist (London: Palgrave, 2013). Shenk’s monograph is an extraordinary accomplishment by a maddeningly gifted young historian. (Still a graduate student at Columbia University, Shenk is working with Eric Foner, Timothy Miller Read more