John Maynard Keynes

1883-1946: Economist, Philosopher, Statesman

Robert Skidelsky - Author

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ISBN 9780143036159 | 1056 pages | 30 Aug 2005 | Penguin | 5.27 x 8.03in | 18 - AND UP
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Now in one volume—"a masterpiece of biographical and historical analysis" (The New York Times Book Review)

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.

[Skidelsky] places [Keynes] where he belongs, at the heart of twentieth- century British history. (The Times Literary Supplement)

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