Journey to Poland and Yugoslavia John Kenneth Galbraith

ISBN: 9780674486508

Published: December 1968



Journey to Poland and Yugoslavia  by  John Kenneth Galbraith

Journey to Poland and Yugoslavia by John Kenneth Galbraith
December 1968 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: 9780674486508 | 4.52 Mb

John Kenneth Galbraith (10/15/1908–4/29/2006) was a Canadian-American economist. He was a Keynesian & an institutionalist, a leading proponent of 20th-century American liberalism & democratic socialism. His books on economic topics were bestsellers in the 50s & 60s. A prolific author, he produced four dozen books & over a 1000 articles on many subjects. Among his most famous works was his economics trilogy: American Capitalism (52), The Affluent Society (58) & The New Industrial State (67). He taught at Harvard Univ. for many years. He was active in politics, serving in the administrations of Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John Kennedy & Lyndon Johnson.

He served as US Ambassador to India under JFK.He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom twice: one in 1946 from Pres. Truman, another in 2000 from Pres. Clinton. He was also awarded the Order of Canada in 1997 &, in 2001, the Padma Vibhushan, Indias 2nd highest civilian award, for strengthening ties between India & the USA.

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