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2. History

2. History  

Philip N. Jefferson

in Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2018
Published Online: 
Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785078
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716471.003.0002
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chapter
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9780198716471
Poverty is an ancient problem. In the pre-modern period, poverty was synonymous with hunger, but the kind of poverty we recognize today arose with the emergence of the market economy. ... More
1. The life

1. The life  

Robert Skidelsky

in Keynes: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778032
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199591640.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199591640
Keynes was born in a time when economic progress was taken for granted. Britain's position at the head of a world trading system seemed secure. ‘The life’ examines Keynes's background, ... More
2. The crisis of the nineties, 1889–1901

2. The crisis of the nineties, 1889–1901  

Walter Nugent

in Progressivism: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365579
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195311068.003.0003
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chapter
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9780195311068
‘The crisis of the nineties, 1889–1901’ covers the politico–economic events of the 1890s. Reforms made during the previous decade had not done enough to curb rampant capitalism. The Knights ... More
Keynes: A Very Short Introduction

Keynes: A Very Short Introduction  

Robert Skidelsky

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778032
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199591640.001.0001
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book
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9780199591640
Keynes: A Very Short Introduction provides an insight into hils life and works, and explores Keynes's ethical and practical philosophy, and his monetary thought. John Maynard ... More
5. Economic statesmanship

5. Economic statesmanship  

Robert Skidelsky

in Keynes: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778032
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199591640.003.0006
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199591640
Keynes was prolific in coming up with plans to solve economic problems during the 1930s and beyond. His plans were always ahead of the intellectual orthodoxy of the moment, and they could ... More

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