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Title:
John Kenneth Galbraith : his life, his politics, his economics
Author:
Parker, Richard, 1946-
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
x, 820 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
On first coming to Cambridge -- Growing up in special places -- Harvard in the 1930s -- American agriculture and the new deal -- Getting ready for Keynes -- Going to the temple -- Moving on--toward war -- Now comes war -- Luce, Keynes, and "The American century" -- Surveying the consequences of war -- A new war beginning -- Back to Harvard: new economics and new voices -- Stevenson and the liberals -- The affluent society: parting company with the mainstream -- Kennedy, Sputnik, and "liberal growthmanship" -- On the new frontier -- India -- Tragedy, triumph, tragedy -- The new industrial state -- Collisions -- Galbraith and Nixon: two Keynesian presidents -- The price of hypocrisy -- The great unraveling -- The economics of joy -- Joy fades -- Century's end -- The Galbraith legacy.
ISBN:
9780374281687
Format :
Book

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