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John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics

ISBN 10: 0226646777 / 0-226-64677-7
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Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews:
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"I can't imagine anyone tackling the life and times of Galbraith again after this huge, comprehensive, admiring but fair book."

Jonathan Mirsky, Literary Review, June 2007

 

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Book Description: The University of Chicago Press, United States, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New edition. 230 x 186 mm. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) was one of America s most famous economists for good reason. From his acerbic analysis of America s private wealth and public squalor to his denunciation of the wars in Vietnam and Iraq, Galbraith consistently challenged conventional wisdom (a phrase he coined). He did so as a witty commentator on America s political follies and as a versatile author of bestselling books--such as The Affluent Society and The New Industrial State --that warn of the dangers of deregulated markets, corporate greed, and inattention to the costs of our military power. Here, in the first full-length biography of Galbraith and his times, Richard Parker provides not only a nuanced portrait of this extraordinary man, but also an important reinterpretation of twentieth-century public policy and economic practices. Whatever you may think of his ideas, John Kenneth Galbraith has led an extraordinary life. . . . Doing justice to this life story requires an outsize biography, one that not only tells Mr. Galbraith s tale but sets it on the broader canvas of America s political and economic evolution. And Richard Parker s book does just that. -- Economist Parker s book is more than a chronicle of Galbraith s life; it s a history of American politics and policy from FDR through George W. Bush. . . . It will make readers more economically and politically aware. -- USA Today The most readable and instructive biography of the century. --William F. Buckley, National Review The story of this man s life and work is wonderfully rendered in this magnum opus, and offers an antidote to the public ennui, economic cruelty, and government malfeasance that poison life in America today. --James Carroll, Boston Globe. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780226646770

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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) was one of Americas most famous economists for good reason. From his acerbic analysis of Americas private wealth and public squalor to his denunciation of the wars in Vietnam and Iraq, Galbraithconsistently challenged conventional wisdom (a phrase he coined). He did so as a witty commentator on Americas political follies and as a versatile author of bestselling bookssuch as The Affluent Society and The New Industrial Statethat warn of the dangers of deregulated markets, corporate greed, and inattention to the costs of our military power. Here, in the first full-length biography of Galbraith and his times, Richard Parker provides not only a nuanced portrait of this extraordinary man, but also an important reinterpretation of twentieth-century public policy and economic practices. Whatever you may think of his ideas, John Kenneth Galbraith has led an extraordinary life. . . . Doing justice to this life story requires an outsize biography, one that not only tells Mr. Galbraiths tale but sets it on the broader canvas of Americas political and economic evolution. And Richard Parkers book does just that. EconomistParkers book is more than a chronicle of Galbraiths life; its a history of American politics and policy from FDR through George W. Bush. . . . It will make readers more economically and politically aware. USA TodayThe most readable and instructive biography of the century. William F. Buckley, National ReviewThe story of this mans life and work is wonderfully rendered in this magnum opus, and offers an antidote to the public ennui, economic cruelty, and government malfeasance that poison life in America today. James Carroll, Boston Globe This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, Commerce,GA. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9780226646770

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