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Essays on John Maynard Keynes - Milo Keynes

Essays on John Maynard Keynes

By: Milo Keynes (Editor)

Paperback Published: 28th January 1980
ISBN: 9780521296960
Number Of Pages: 352

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The twenty-eight essays in this fascinating and important collection may be divided into three groups: the first is concerned with Keynes's early life and his relations with 'Bloomsbury' and Cambridge, the second with his major contributions to economics and to British and world affairs (written for the general reader as well as for economists), and the third deals with various aspects of his life and work which reveal the immense range of his intellectual and other interests. The book is, in effect, a biography by many authors.

'"Everyone is somebody's nephew," ... but few uncles among the shades, and surely none of so great a name, can have been as kindly served by theirs as the subject of this "Melange Keynes" collected and edited by his nephew ...'. Times Literary Supplement 'The book is a delight to read. Economists and mere admirers of human genius will treasure all the essays ...'. Political Science Quarterly 'Much has been written about the importance of Keynes's contribution to modern economic thinking, but little about Keynes the man. This enormously interesting collection of essays redresses the balance. We get from them a many-sided view of Keynes - as lover, art and book collector, biographer, philosopher ...'. New Humanist 'How is anyone actually to review this book? Who on earth could possibly deal with so wide a variety of subjects and at the same time maintain that air of confident expertise we expect of a review? ... Keynes himself could have done it easily ... with what gusto he would have addressed himself to the task and complained, with half serious indignation, that there was no essay on Keynes the farmer.' Times Educational Supplement

Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Preface
Chronology and Bibliography
Contributors
Maynard and Lydia
A personal view
A private view by a Cabinet Minister, 1919 Earl of Crawford and Balcarres
The early years
The undergraduate
The Kingsman
On loving Lydia
The Bloomsbury Group
The influence of Keynes on the economics of his time
The Keynesian Revolution
The reception of the Keynesian Revolution
Keynes and British economics
What has become of the Keynesian Revolution?
How Keynes came to America
Keynes and the finance of the First World War
J. M. Keynes at the Paris Peace Conference
Economic policy in the Second World War
Bretton Woods
The international negotiator
Keynes in the City
Keynes and economic history
Keynes as a philosopher
Maynard Keynes as a teacher
Maynard Keynes as a biographer
The concept of the Arts Council
The Cambridge Arts Theatre
The picture collector Richard Shone with
The book collector
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521296960
ISBN-10: 052129696X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 28th January 1980
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.67 x 13.87  x 2.41
Weight (kg): 0.41