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Prophet of innovation : Joseph Schumpeter and creative destruction

Author: Thomas K McCraw
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on Joseph A Schumpeter's writings, including many intimate diaries and letters, this biography paints the portrait of this magnetic figure who aspired to become one of the world's greatest  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCraw, Thomas K.
Prophet of innovation.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006050887
(OCoLC)74354100
Named Person: Joseph A Schumpeter; Joseph Alois Schumpeter; Joseph A Schumpeter
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas K McCraw
ISBN: 9780674040779 0674040775
OCLC Number: 434505949
Awards: Winner of Schumpeter Prize 2008
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 719 pages) : illustrations
Contents: L'Enfant terrible, 1883-1926: Innovation and economics --
Prologue: Who he was and what he did --
Leaving home --
Shaping his character --
Learning economics --
Moving out --
Career takeoff --
War and politics --
Gran Rifiuto --
Annie --
Heartbreak --
The adult, 1926-1939: Capitalism and society --
Prologue: What he had learned --
New intellectual directions --
Policy and entrepreneurship --
The Bonn-Harvard shuttle --
Harvard --
Suffering and solace --
The Sage, 1939-1950: Innovation, capitalism, and history --
Prologue: How and why he embraced history --
Business cycles, business history --
Letters from Europe --
To leave Harvard? --
Against the grain --
The courage of her convictions --
Alienation --
Capitalism, socialism and democracy --
War and perplexity --
Introspection --
Honors and crises --
Toward the mixed economy --
History of economic analysis --
A principle of indeterminateness --
L'Envoi --
Epilogue: The legacy.
Other Titles: Joseph Schumpeter and creative destruction
Responsibility: Thomas K. McCraw.

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