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The term "affluent society" has become the subject of considerable discussion since being made famous by Galbraith with this book, which was written in 1958, in which the first exposition of its popular meaning is given. By the author of "A History of Economics: the Past as the Present".
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"With his customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Galbraith cuts to the heart of what economic security means (and doesn't mean) in today's world and lays bare the hazards of complacency about economic inequity."
"One of the most gifted writers alive . . . tumbling the tribal Gods of both left and right." Boston Globe
John Kenneth Galbraith has written 30 books, spanning four decades. He has been awarded honorary degrees from Harvard, Oxford, the University of Paris and Moscow University. In 1998, he celebrated his 90th birthday. He continues to work as the Paul M Warburg Professor of Economics Emeritus at Harvard University.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR002815016
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