Between friends : perspectives on John Kenneth Galbraith /
with essays by Derek Bok ... [et al.] ; editor Helen Sasson, associate editor Andrea Williams.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
xvi, 176 p.
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Table of Contents
Introductionp. vii
The Contributorsp. xiii
On Galbraith the person, events in his life, and their influences on his ideas
A Quixote of the Plainsp. 3
The Ambassadors Galbraith: Diplomatic Lessons from My Fatherp. 6
Galbraith as a Neighborp. 15
A Very Personal Birthday Tributep. 19
Galbraith and Politicsp. 29
The Luckiest Journey I Ever Madep. 44
Personal Recollectionsp. 53
Galbraith as a Citizen of the Universityp. 59
Big Man, Little Picturesp. 66
On Galbraith's economic, social, and political ideas
The Pendulum Swings Backp. 75
Galbraith in the New Gilded Agep. 88
Ken Galbraith as Worldly Philosopherp. 100
Galbraith and French Social Democracyp. 104
John Kenneth Galbraith and the Myths of Economicsp. 114
Galbraith and the Art of Descriptionp. 139
Early Influences on Galbraith's Worldview and Economicsp. 146
Galbraith on Galbraithp. 160
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