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Description John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) is a central thinker of the twentieth century, t just an ecomic theorist and statesman, but also in ecomics, philosophy, politics, and culture. In this Very Short Introduction Lord Skidelsky, a rewned biographer of Keynes, explores his ethical and practical philosophy, his monetary thought, and provides an insight into his life and works. In the recent financial crisis Keynes's theories have become more timely than ever, and remain at the centre of political and ecomic discussion. With a look at his major works and his contribution to twentieth-century ecomic thought, Skidelsky considers Keynes's legacy on today's society. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
Author Biography Lord Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick. He biggest work is a three volume biography of John Maynard Keynes; Hopes Betrayed, 1883-1920, (1983), The Economist as Saviour, 1920-1937, (1992), and Fighting for Britain, 1937-1946, (2000). His new book about the current economic crisis, Keynes: the Return of the Master, published in September 2009.
Key Features
Author(s) Robert Skidelsky
Publisher Oxford University Press
Date of Publication 07/10/2010
Language English
Format Paperback
ISBN-10 0199591644
ISBN-13 9780199591640
Subject Biography: General
Series Title Very Short Introductions
Product ID (ePID) 95284562
Publication Data
Place of Publication Oxford
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Imprint Oxford University Press
Content Note Approx 5 black and white photos
Dimensions
Weight 156 g
Width 114 mm
Height 174 mm
Spine 12 mm

The Nile on   FREE SHIPPING AUSTRALIA WIDE   Keynes: A Very Short Introduction by Robert Skidelsky John Maynard Keynes was one of the most influential economists of the twentieth century. His ideas have had a central influence on many of areas of economics used today, both in theory and practice. In this Very Short Introduction Lord Robert Skidelsky looks at Keynes's life, his philosophy, his theories, and the legacy he left behind. FORMATPaperback LANGUAGEEnglish CONDITIONBrand New Publisher Description John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) is a central thinker of the twentieth century, not just an economic theorist and statesman, but also an important figure in economics, philosophy, politics, and culture. In this Very Short Introduction Lord Skidelsky, a renowned biographer of Keynes, explores his ethical and practical philosophy, his monetary thought, and provides an insight into his life and works.In the recent financial crisis Keynes's theories have become more timely than ever, and remain at the centre of political and economic discussion. With a look at his major works and his contribution to twentieth-century economic thought, Skidelsky considers Keynes's legacy on today's society. Notes A quick history of one of the most influential economists of the 20th century, looks at Keynes' life, philosophies, theories and the legacy he left behind. Author Biography 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," Table of Contents Introduction 1. The life 2. Keyne's philosophy of practice 3. The monetary reformer 4. The General Theory 5. Economic statesmanship 6. Keyne's legacy Epilogue: the view from 2010 References Further Reading Review "A helpful potted guide to the life of master economist John Maynard Keynes" - Sunday Herald Long Description John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) is a central thinker of the twentieth century, not just an economic theorist and statesman, but also in economics, philosophy, politics, and culture. In this Very Short Introduction Lord Skidelsky, a renowned biographer of Keynes, explores his ethical and practical philosophy, his monetary thought, and provides an insight into his life and works. In the recent financial crisis Keynes's theories havebecome more timely than ever, and remain at the centre of political and economic discussion. With a look at his major works and his contribution to twentieth-century economic thought, Skidelsky considers Keynes'slegacy on today's society. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable. Review Text "A helpful potted guide to the life of master economist John Maynard Keynes" - Sunday Herald Feature Written by leading economist and biographer Lord Robert SkidelskyProvides a short insight into the life and works of one of the most influential economic thinkers of the twentieth-centuryConsiders Keynes's contribution to economics and examines the legacy he left behind Details ISBN0199591644 Author Robert Skidelsky Year 2010 ISBN-10 0199591644 ISBN-13 9780199591640 Media Book Short Title KEYNES Language English Series Very Short Introductions Publication Date 2010-10-07 Imprint Oxford University Press Place of Publication Oxford Country of Publication United Kingdom Birth 1939 Pages 194 DEWEY B Illustrations Approx 5 black and white photos Publisher Oxford University Press, USA Audience College/Higher Education Subtitle A Very Short Introduction Format Paperback Affiliation Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick Dimensions114mm x 175mm x 17mm

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