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Lionel Robbins

Author: Susan Howson
Publisher: Cambridge [U.K.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Historical perspectives on modern economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first full biography of a major 20th century English economist who played a major role in the development of economics as an academic subject, especially at the London School of Economics, in economic policy, especially in Britain during the Second World War, in higher education in the 1960s and in the administration of the arts in Britain, especially at the National Gallery and the Royal Opera House Covent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lionel Robbins Robbins, Baron; Lionel Robbins Robbins, Baron; Lionel Robbins Robbins
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Howson
ISBN: 9781107002449 1107002443
OCLC Number: 699378995
Description: xiii, 1161 pages : illustrations map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Father and son --
The Great War --
Postwar --
The London School of Economics --
Iris Gardiner --
New College Oxford --
The young professor --
Fritz and Lionel --
The School in the mid-1930s --
The approach of war --
The economics of war --
Director of the Economic Section --
Anglo-American conversations --
The Law Mission and the Steering Committee --
1944.
Series Title: Historical perspectives on modern economics.
Responsibility: Susan Howson.
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