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The Age of Keynes

Author: Robert Lekachman
ISBN #: 0394416279
Price: $18.00
Publisher: Random House
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: good
Edition: First edition
Pub Date: 1966
Second printing. shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book; much more to the jacket which is chipped with two closed tears; sunning to portions of the cloth binding. Second printing stated. About the author: Joseph S. Murphy, Chancellor of City University, said yesterday that Dr. Lekachman's ''legacy of intellectually rigorous analysis of the economy and the effects of government policy on the poor and working class should strongly influence the way scholars study economics in the future.'' ....Throughout his career Dr. Lekachman espoused a philosophy that sought to promote social justice simultaneously with economic growth. He advocated compassion on the part of government toward the underprivileged....Dr. Lekachman was in demand as a public speaker, appearing frequently on television and radio programs dealing with public affairs, where his engaging manner and quick wit enlivened what has been called ''the dismal science'' of economics. ...Perhaps his most widely read books are ''A History of Economic Ideas'' (1959) and ''The Age of Keynes'' (1966), which were translated into several languages and used extensively as texts. " From his New York Times obituary, Jan. 16, 1989. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997.