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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An outstanding new intellectual biography of John Maynard Keynes that moves swiftly along currents of lucidity and witThe New York Times illuminating the world of the influential economist and his transformative ideas A timely lucid and compelling portrait of a man whose enduring relevance is always heightened when crisis strikes The Wall Street Journal At the dawn of World War I a young academic named John Maynard Keynes hastily folded his long legs into the sidecar of his brother in law's motorcycle for an odd frantic journey that would change the course of history Swept away from his placid home at Cambridge University by the currents of the conflict Keynes found himself thrust into the halls of European treasuries to arrange emergency loans and packed off to America to negotiate the terms of economic combat The terror and anxiety unleashed by the war would transform him from a comfortable obscurity into the most influential and controversial intellectual of his day a man whose ideas still retain the power to shock in our own time Keynes was not only an economist but the preeminent anti authoritarian thinker of the twentieth century one who devoted his life to the belief that art and ideas could conuer war and deprivation As a moral philosopher political theorist and statesman Keynes led an extraordinary life that took him from intimate turn of the century parties in London's riotous Bloomsbury art scene to the fevered negotiations in Paris that shaped the Treaty of Versailles from stock market crashes on two continents to diplomatic breakthroughs in the mountains of New Hampshire to wartime ballet openings at London's extravagant Covent Garden Along the way Keynes reinvented Enlightenment liberalism to meet the harrowing crises of the twentieth century In the United States his ideas became the foundation of a burgeoning economics profession but they also became a flash point in the broader political struggle of the Cold War as Keynesian acolytes faced off against conservatives in an intellectual battle for the future of the country and the world Though many Keynesian ideas survived the struggle much of the project to which he devoted his life was lost In this riveting biography veteran journalist Zachary D Carter unearths the lost legacy of one of history's most fascinating minds The Price of Peace revives a forgotten set of ideas about democracy money and the good life with transformative implications for today's debates over ineuality and the power politics that shape the global orde Professor James Tobin had a seminar course for senior year economics majors called The Keynesian Revolution and Counter revolutions which followed roughly along the lines of Carter's book starting with Keynes' admirable and event filled life and then following the macroeconomic revolution he started to its US adherents and critics Carter's book does a good job with the British half of the same story up until the end of World War II but he completely loses the plot when he moves the story to the USA for part two After the death of Keynes in 1946 and the transfer of his ideas to the USA Zacharty Carter chooses John Kenneth Galbraith ?? as the central figure in his story of American Keynesianism Carter describes Gallbraith as the most prominent American Keynesian Tobin would have laughed aloud at this notion Galbraith was a witty and perceptive social commentator but he was not a serious analytical or uantitative economist and contributed nothing to macroeconomics Carter gives him center stage by arguing that Galbraith's work is closest to the light hearted almost whimsical casual piece The Economic Possibilities of Our Grandchildren which Keynes penned Treating this casual little essay as the centerpiece of Keynes contribution is ridiculous and a bit insulting to Keynes' magnificent contributions Keynes is the founder of modern macroeconomics and spent his life in analytical and uantitative work Although he did write some light hearted social commentary he was at heart an analytical economist Keynes started as a mathematician and ended by inventing uantitative macroeconomics Galbraith was very witty and talented at clever puns but he has few followers and they have even fewer modern readersIn summary the first half of the book works extremely well and then the author loses the plot

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