A Life in Our Times by John Kenneth Galbraith

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A Life in Our Times

Memoirs

by John Kenneth Galbraith

Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981 [First Edition], ISBN 0395305098, hardcover, dust-jacket

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, no inscriptions, dust-jacket some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, chips and tears, small part missing from top front corner (see photographs)

"Many have been close to great events and great leaders.  Few have combined that proximity with the ability to write effectively, amusingly, even brilliantly about those events and people... In the urgent years of the Great Depression, Professor Galbraith concerned himself with agriculture in Canada and with agriculture and economics at Berkeley.  After a year of teaching at the University of California, he served briefly in FDR's administration and then wet on to Harvard, He spent the late thirties in Cambridge, England, where his life centred on the new economics of John Maynard Keynes..."


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