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John Kenneth Galbraith & his critics

Charles H. Hession

John Kenneth Galbraith & his critics

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 228-229.

    Statement[by] Charles H. Hession. Introd. by Robert Lekachman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB119.G33 H46 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4771043M
    LC Control Number78176428

    Evicted won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Books Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction, the Heartland Prize for Nonfiction, the Silver Gavel Award from the American Bar Association, and the Barnes & Noble’s Discover New Writers Award. Dec 16,  · John Kenneth Galbraith, economist, writer (b at Iona Station, Ont 15 Oct ; d at Cambridge, Mass 29 Apr ). Having graduated from Ontario Agricultural College (Guelph) in , Galbraith received a doctorate in agricultural economics at University of California, Berkeley.


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Murray Rothbard critiques Galbraith's. Apr 29,  · John Kenneth Galbraith, (born October 15,Iona Station, Ontario, Canada—died April 29,Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.), Canadian-born American economist and public servant known for his support of public spending and for the literary quality of his writing on public affairs.

In his 90th year, Galbraith has produced his 31st book: a slight but enjoyable remembrance of the great, and not-so-great, he has encountered in his adventures in politics.

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Galbraith, John Kenneth (15 Oct, Apr. ), economist and author, was born in Iona Station, Ontario (Canada) to Archibald Galbraith and Sarah Catherine Kendall.

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May 01,  · Correction: June 7,Wednesday An obituary on May 1 and in late editions on April 30 about the economist and diplomat John Kenneth Galbraith referred incorrectly to his position with the.

Apr 30,  · John Kenneth Galbraith, a towering figure in American intellectual life whose astringent wit and elegant iconoclasm graced the academic and political scene for seven decades, died yesterday at.

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A Canadian university recently asked me to deliver its annual John Kenneth Galbraith Lecture, named for the economist who for much of my youth was the most famous member of his profession in the world. His books sold by the million and were available everywhere in cheap paperback editions; titles such as American Capitalism and The Affluent Society were known to almost all educated people.

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Aug 01,  · John Kenneth Galbraith’s The Affluent Society is, in my opinion, such a book. I am not an economist, and I take it for granted that the academic fraternity may discover all sorts of errors in it But I do not expect such errors to detract from the overwhelming truth of the book.

Stylistic Flourish. Throughout The Affluent Society, Galbraith makes use of stylistic flourish to make his points more entertaining and understandable to the general reading public. Robert Lekachman explains, in an introduction to John Kenneth Galbraith and His Critics (), by Charles H.

Hession, "As even casual readers and severe critics of Galbraith usually attest, the man writes a lovely. John Kenneth Galbraith Economist. From the s through the s, John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the most widely read economists in the United States. One reason is that he wrote so well, with the ability to turn a clever phrase that made those he argued against look foolish.

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In spite of these. Anticipating his critics, Mr. Galbraith denies that his is an angry book: "Some may think it lacking in that fashion in social comment *** These are days in which even the mildly critical individual is likely to seem like a lion in contrast with the general mood *** There are negative thoughts [in this book] and they cannot but strike an.

Robert Lekachman explains, in an introduction to John Kenneth Galbraith and His Critics (), by Charles H. Hession, "As even casual readers and severe critics of Galbraith usually attest, the man writes a lovely English prose—witty, supple, eloquent." The use of figurative language and Biblical reference, for example, demonstrates.

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