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 returbaned to Cambridge as a Fellow of King's in 1909 and remained a Fellow until his death.
Essays in Biographyby J. Keynes
Both these volumes, first published in 1931 and 1933, have been enlarged to include later writings of a similar character. The first includes his later Means to Prosperity and How to Pay for War. The second includes his later essays on Malthus, Jevons and Newton as well as his Two Memoirs posthumously published in 1949.
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