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Keynes the return of the master by Robert Jacob Alexander Skidelsky

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York .
Written in English


  • Keynes, John Maynard, -- 1883-1946,
  • Keynesian economics

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert Skidelsky.
LC ClassificationsHB99.7 .S58 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23622404M
ISBN 109781586488277
LC Control Number2009028494

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