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The Price of Peace

Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes

Zachary D. Carter

A page-turning biography of world-changing economist John Maynard Keynes and the big ideas that outlived him.In the spring of 1934, Virginia Woolf sketched an affectionate biographical portrait of her great friend John Maynard Keynes. Writing a full two years before Keynes would revolutionize the economics world with the publication of The General ...
Publish Date
May 19
Goodreads rating
Aug 13, 2020
Also, I loved @zachdcarter "The Price of Peace," which is a brilliant exploration of the question "what is economics for?" disguised as an excellent biography of John Maynard Keynes. Listen to the podcast, but don't miss the book.      source
Jun 07, 2020
Me before and after reading @zachdcarter’s book      source
Dec 31, 2020
@zachdcarter's biography of Keynes is extraordinary: insightful, well written, nuanced, etc. The biography was the first two-thirds of the book and my review spends more space on my concerns on the last third because I had more to add on that topic.      source
Mar 09, 2020
If you're at all interested in Keynes, and even if you're not, this is just that type of book you pick up on a Sunday morning and don't put it down till, depending on how quickly you finish it, Tuesday or Wednesday night. It's just irresistible reading. Also, Zach has an      source