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

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 1021 pages
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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 Keynesoffers 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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Review: John Maynard Keynes: 1883-1946: Economist, Philosopher, Statesman

User Review  - ZDR - Goodreads

I'm an economist, and a big fan of Keynesian ideas in general - at least as they have been taught to me at university. It struck me a few years back that I'd never been given an education on the man ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Robbie Williams - Goodreads

Really liked this: especially the account of intellectual life in the early twentieth century, and within moral sciences in particular. Plus wars, depression, culture and someone who made a difference. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

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.

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