Essays In Biography

Paperback | July 21, 2010

byJ. Keynes

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This reissue of the authoritative Royal Economic Society edition of Essays in Biography features a new introduction by Donald Winch, which examines the continued relevance of this classic work. The volume presents a collection of Keynes' biographical writings and sketches of his friends and of the great economists of his time.

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This reissue of the authoritative Royal Economic Society edition of Essays in Biography features a new introduction by Donald Winch, which examines the continued relevance of this classic work. The volume presents a collection of Keynes' biographical writings and sketches of his friends and of the great economists of his time.

JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES was born in Cambridge in 1883, son of John Neville Keynes, later registrary of the university; his mother was one of the earliest women students. Educated at Eton and King's, he passed into the Civil Service in 1906, working for three years in the India office. He returned to Cambridge as a Fellow of King's in 1909...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:538 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:July 21, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230249582

ISBN - 13:9780230249585

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Table of Contents

Introduction--D.Winch
Preface to the First Edition
PART I: SKETCHES OF POLITICIANS
The Council of Four, Paris 1919
Lloyd George: A Fragment
A Meeting of the Council of Three
Andrew Bonar Law
Herbert Asquith
Edwin Montagou
Arthur Balfour
Winston Churchill
Reginald McKenna
The Great Villiers Connection
Trotsky on England 
PART II: LIVES OF ECONOMISTS
Thomas Robert Malthus
William Stanley Jevons
Alfred Marshall
Mary Paley Marshall
Francis Ysidro Edgeworth
Herbert Somerton Foxwell
Sir Henry Cunynghame
Henry Higgs
Alfred Hoare
PART III: BREIF SKETCHES
Wilhelm Lexis
Frederic Hillersdon Keeling
A. A. Tschuprow
Benjamin Strong
C. P. Sanger
Walter Case
George Broomhall
Frederick Phillips
PART IV: HIS FRIENDS IN KING'S
Frank Ramsey
A. F. R. Wollaston
W. E. Johnson
William Herrick Macaulay
Dilwyn Knox
Julian Bell
PART V: TWO SCIENTISTS
Newton, the Man
Bernard Shaw and Isaac Newton
Einstein
PART VI: TWO MEMOIRS
Melchior: A Defeated Enemy
My Early Beliefs