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The age of uncertainty / John Kenneth Galbraith.

By: Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1977Description: 365 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0395249007; 9780395249000.Subject(s): Economics -- History | Economic history | EconomicsDDC classification: 330.09 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents The prophets and promise of classical capitalism -- The manners and morals of high capitalism -- The dissent of Karl Marx -- The colonial idea -- Lenin and the great ungluing -- The rise and fall of money -- The Mandarin revolution -- The fatal competition -- The big corporation -- Land and people -- The metropolis -- Democracy, leadership, commitment.
Summary: The distinguished diplomat and economist surveys the ideas and influence of economists and social philosophers, from Adam Snith's day to the present, contrasting the certainties in ninteenth-century economic thought with the uncertainty of today's.
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Online version:
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
Age of uncertainty.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977
(OCoLC)763152657

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents The prophets and promise of classical capitalism --
The manners and morals of high capitalism --
The dissent of Karl Marx --
The colonial idea --
Lenin and the great ungluing --
The rise and fall of money --
The Mandarin revolution --
The fatal competition --
The big corporation --
Land and people --
The metropolis --
Democracy, leadership, commitment.

The distinguished diplomat and economist surveys the ideas and influence of economists and social philosophers, from Adam Snith's day to the present, contrasting the certainties in ninteenth-century economic thought with the uncertainty of today's.

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