John Kenneth Galbraith : his life, his politics, his economics (eBook, 2007) []
skip to content
John Kenneth Galbraith : his life, his politics, his economics Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

John Kenneth Galbraith : his life, his politics, his economics

Author: Richard Parker
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Parker, Richard, 1946-
John Kenneth Galbraith.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2006035454
Named Person: John Kenneth Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Parker
OCLC Number: 993657040
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2005.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2017. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (820 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : on first coming to Cambridge --
Growing up in special places --
Harvard in the 1930s --
American agriculture and the new deal --
Getting ready for Keynes --
Going to the temple --
Moving on--toward war --
Now comes war --
Luce, Keynes, and "the American century" --
Surveying the consequences of war --
A new war beginning --
Back to Harvard : new economics and new voices --
Stevenson and the liberals --
The affluent society : parting company with the mainstream --
Kennedy, Sputnik, and "liberal growthmanship" --
On the new frontier --
India --
Tragedy, triumph, tragedy --
The new industrial state --
Collisions --
Galbraith and Nixon : two Keynesian presidents --
The price of hypocrisy --
The great unraveling --
The economics of joy --
Joy fades --
Century's end --
Conclusion : the Galbraith legacy.
Responsibility: Richard Parker.
More information:


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.