THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY. John Kenneth Galbraith.


Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1969. Hardcover. Second Edition, Revised; first printing thus. Signed and dated by Galbraith on the front flyleaf. Galbraith's most popular work, in which he faulted the conventional wisdom of U.S. economic policies and called for less production and more attention to public services. Includes a new introduction by the author. An American economist and public servant, Galbraith (1908-2006) was a key advisor to President John F. Kennedy and an ambassador to India (1961-63), whose work focused on a critical analysis of the interactions between economics and power in American society. Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with black and silver titles. Light foxing along the edges. The dust jacket is sun faded along the spine; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #70516

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