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The Resource Grand pursuit : the story of economic genius, Sylvia Nasar

Grand pursuit : the story of economic genius, Sylvia Nasar

Label
Grand pursuit : the story of economic genius
Title
Grand pursuit
Title remainder
the story of economic genius
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Nasar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces how the works of Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew reflected the poor majority in mid-nineteenth-century London, citing the achievements of such influential figures as John Maynard Keyes, Paul Samuelson, and Amartya Sen
Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 2011.
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10009463
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nasar, Sylvia
Dewey number
330.15092/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economics
  • Economists
  • Economic history
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of economic genius
Label
Grand pursuit : the story of economic genius, Sylvia Nasar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Perfectly new: Engels and Karl Marx in the age of miracles -- Must there be a proletariat? Alfred Marshall's patron saint -- Miss Potter's profession: Beatrice Webb and the housekeeping state -- Empire of energy: Irving Fisher and the cross of gold -- Creative destruction: Joseph Schumpeter and economic evolution -- The last days of mankind: Schumpeter in Vienna -- "Europe is dying" : Maynard Keynes at Versailles -- The joyless street: Schumpeter and Hayek in Vienna -- Immaterial mechanisms of the mind: Keynes and Fisher in the 1920s -- Starter trouble: the Great Depression -- Searching: Webb and Robinson in the 1930s -- Economists' war: Keynes and Friedman in WWII -- Exile: Schumpeter and Hayek in WWII -- Past and future: Keynes at Bretton Woods -- Road from serfdom: Hayek and the German miracle -- Paul Samuelson goes to Washington -- Inventing the future: Robinson in Moscow and Beijing -- Tryst with destiny
Control code
ocn646113144
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 558 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780684872988
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011024751
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)646113144
Label
Grand pursuit : the story of economic genius, Sylvia Nasar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Perfectly new: Engels and Karl Marx in the age of miracles -- Must there be a proletariat? Alfred Marshall's patron saint -- Miss Potter's profession: Beatrice Webb and the housekeeping state -- Empire of energy: Irving Fisher and the cross of gold -- Creative destruction: Joseph Schumpeter and economic evolution -- The last days of mankind: Schumpeter in Vienna -- "Europe is dying" : Maynard Keynes at Versailles -- The joyless street: Schumpeter and Hayek in Vienna -- Immaterial mechanisms of the mind: Keynes and Fisher in the 1920s -- Starter trouble: the Great Depression -- Searching: Webb and Robinson in the 1930s -- Economists' war: Keynes and Friedman in WWII -- Exile: Schumpeter and Hayek in WWII -- Past and future: Keynes at Bretton Woods -- Road from serfdom: Hayek and the German miracle -- Paul Samuelson goes to Washington -- Inventing the future: Robinson in Moscow and Beijing -- Tryst with destiny
Control code
ocn646113144
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 558 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780684872988
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011024751
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)646113144

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