Essays in Biography

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Overview

This is a new release of the original 1951 edition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781494093686
  • Publisher: Literary Licensing LLC
  • Publication date: 10/27/2013
  • Pages: 356
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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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

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