The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money – Keynes

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The General Theory of Employment, Interest & Money – Keynes

S$115.00

Title: The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

Author: John Maynard Keynes, Peter Frevert (foreword)

Publisher: The Easton Press, 1995.

Condition: Full leather. Near fine. A few scratches to gilt (on all edges), remants of a sticker to endpaper. No other defect.

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This book features:

Full top-grade leather binding
Genuine 22k gold gilt to all edges, front design, spine, and back
Silk moire endsheets
Satin bookmark, sewn-in
Hubbed spine with raised bands
Smyth-sewn binding for durability
Premium acid-neutral archival paper that will not yellow

About the book (from Wikipedia):

The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money was written by the English economist John Maynard Keynes. The book, generally considered to be his magnum opus, is largely credited with creating the terminology and shape of modern macroeconomics. Published in February 1936, it sought to bring about a revolution, commonly referred to as the “Keynesian Revolution”, in the way economists thought – especially in relation to the proposition that a market economy tends naturally to restore itself to full employment after temporary shocks. Regarded widely as the cornerstone of Keynesian thought, the book challenged the established classical economics and introduced important concepts such as the consumption function, the multiplier, the marginal efficiency of capital, the principle of effective demand and liquidity preference.

About Keynes (from Wikipedia);

John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes (5 June 1883 – 21 April 1946), was an English economist whose ideas fundamentally changed the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments. He built on and greatly refined earlier work on the causes of business cycles, and is widely considered to be one of the most influential economists of the 20th century and the founder of modern macroeconomics. His ideas are the basis for the school of thought known as Keynesian economics and its various offshoots.