Sorry, sabyakgp."In understanding such excercises historians seek models of the historical dynamics of captialism among the economists, and encounter only the generalities of rational-choice theory, except on the fringes , or perhaps better the frontier, of their dicipline" P.P 163
It appears to be in English, with a few spelling mistakes, but it's as clear as mud to me.
Goodness knows how a student is supposed to understand it.
Student or Learner