Keynes, John Maynard.
THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT, INTEREST AND MONEY.London: Hogarth Press, 1936.
First Edition. Keynes, John Maynard. THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT, INTEREST AND MONEY. Signed. London: Macmillan and Co., 1936. First Edition. 8vo. 403 pp. Gilt-stamped dark blue green cloth, gilt titles and rules to the spine. A near fine copy in a very good grey printed dustwrapper with 5/- Net to the front flap. Signature of E. B. Hodgson on ffe. with remnants of old tape marks where a neat cut Keynes signature was held in place & is now tipped there. Printing And The Mind Of Man 423. "Critical reaction to his great book was inconclusive. To young economists it was a 'Manifesto of Reason and Cheerfulness'. To most of their elders it was little more than an inflationist tract, 'the dying voice of the bourgeois crying in the wilderness for the profits it dare not fight for', as Joseph Schumpeter put it. Most of Keynes's Cambridge colleagues sat on the fence, shaken but sceptical". Skidelsky, Robert. John Maynard Keynes. Fighting For Britain. 1937-1946. Keynes's masterwork, written in the aftermath of the great depression of 1929 is generally considered the most influential global social science treatise of the century. The General Theory quickly & permanently changed the way the world looked at the economy & the role of government in society. A very nice copy. Tucked into the back is a copy of the June-July ECONOMIC NEWS, Vol 20 Nos. 6 and 7. featuring John Maynard Keynes. 10 printed pages on stapled cream stock, folded at the middle.
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