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John Maynard Keynes: 1883-1946: Economist, Philosopher, Statesman

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Robert Skidelskyandrsquo;s three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes has been acclaimed as the authoritative account of the great economist-statesmanandrsquo;s life. Here, Skidelsky has revised and abridged his magnum opus into one definitive book, which examines in its entirety the intellectual and ideological journey that led an extraordinarily gifted young man to concern himself with the practical problems of an age overshadowed by war. Meticulously researched and beautifully written, John Maynard Keynes offers a sympathetic account of the life and influences of a passionate visionary and an invaluable insight into the economic philosophy that still remains at the center of political and economic thought.

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Robert Skidelsky’s three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes has been acclaimed as the authoritative account of the great economist-statesman’s life. Here, Skidelsky has revised and abridged his magnum opus into one definitive book, which examines in its entirety the intellectual and ideological journey that led an extraordinarily gifted young man to concern himself with the practical problems of an age overshadowed by war. Meticulously researched and beautifully written, John Maynard Keynes offers a sympathetic account of the life and influences of a passionate visionary and an invaluable insight into the economic philosophy that still remains at the center of political and economic thought.

Synopsis:

The eagerly awaited final volume of Skidelsky's definitive biography of Keynes covers the period from 1937, when Keynes had become the world's most influential economist, to his death in 1946. Insightful and intelligent, this is a work that provides an invaluable overview of matters that remain at the center of political and economic discussion.

About the Author

Robert Skidelsky is professor of political economy at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. In addition to his works on Keynes, he is the author of The World After Communism, Politicians and the Slump, and Oswald Mosley.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143036159
Author:
Skidelsky, Robert
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Skidelsky, Robert Jacob
Subject:
Business
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Historical - British
Subject:
Economists
Subject:
Scientists & Psychologists
Subject:
Keynes, John Maynard
Subject:
Economists -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Three 8-p b/w photo inserts; 1 b/w front
Pages:
1056
Dimensions:
8.42x5.50x1.84 in. 2.12 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by ,

Robert Skidelsky’s three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes has been acclaimed as the authoritative account of the great economist-statesman’s life. Here, Skidelsky has revised and abridged his magnum opus into one definitive book, which examines in its entirety the intellectual and ideological journey that led an extraordinarily gifted young man to concern himself with the practical problems of an age overshadowed by war. Meticulously researched and beautifully written, John Maynard Keynes offers a sympathetic account of the life and influences of a passionate visionary and an invaluable insight into the economic philosophy that still remains at the center of political and economic thought.

"Synopsis" by , The eagerly awaited final volume of Skidelsky's definitive biography of Keynes covers the period from 1937, when Keynes had become the world's most influential economist, to his death in 1946. Insightful and intelligent, this is a work that provides an invaluable overview of matters that remain at the center of political and economic discussion.

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