John Maynard Keynes: Hopes betrayed, 1883-1920

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Viking, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 447 pages
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Traces the economist's life and work, offering a portrait of his public and private life.

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An almost perfect intellectual biography, thought-provoking, well-constructed, and enjoyable. I didn't want to buy this because I couldn't imagine really reading something so long. Then one day I ... Read full review

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The biography as Economics textbook. For the non-specialist, the intricacies of modern economic theory can seem as arcane as medieval theology, and certainly Lord Skidelsky devotes scores of pages to ... Read full review

Contents

DYNASTIC ORIGINS
1
GROWING UP IN CAMBRIDGE
51
ETON
74
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Robert Skidelsky, a professor of political economy at Warwick University, is also the author of Politicians and the Slump and Oswald Mosley.