“The Price of Peace is a biography of an eminent, visionary economist, the story of how John Meynard Keynes came to his revolutionary ideas, refined and advanced them through his life and how they came to dominate economic thought. One may think of Keynes as economist, but Keynesianism is much more than that—he has views on war, art, culture and a vision of fairness. Keynes had a dream of a fairer and more fulfilling life for all. Carter’s writing about economic theory is so lucid, so colourful, and such a pleasant surprise for me.” Read more...
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