Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992.
First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Galbraith, John Kenneth. THE CULTURE OF CONTENTMENT. Signed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992. First Edition Signed by John Kenneth Galbraith on the front free endpaper. 8vo. 195 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 navy cloth over blue paper covered boards, gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh neatly price-clipped dustwrapper. Economist Galbraith argues that the United States has become a "culture of contentment" "where the majority of those who vote are socially and economically advantaged and will fight like tigers to maintain that advantage by voting against increased taxation that would reduce the federal deficit and respond to pressing social problems". "No American writer has done more to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable than John Kenneth Galbraith." USA Today.
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