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The Price of Peace

Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes

Zachary D. Carter

Discover the vibrant and deeply human vision of economist John Maynard Keynes in The Price of Peace. Follow Keynes from turn-of-the-century parties in London's riotous Bloomsbury art scene to diplomatic breakthroughs in the mountains of New Hampshire. Unearth the lost legacy of one of history's most important minds, and learn how his innovative and radical ideas can reinvent national government and reframe the principles of international diplomacy in our own time.
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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
Me before and after reading @zachdcarter’s book      source
@nayanikaaa there is sylvia nasar's brilliant Grand Pursuit - fabulous book on economic thought and the influences. price of inequality by stiglitz then there is the Price of Peace - by Zachary carter. beautiful book.      source
@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
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