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John Kenneth Galbraith

Economist, Diplomat (15-Oct-1908 — 29-Apr-2006)


John Kenneth Galbraith. A Life in Our Times: Memoirs. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1981. 563pp.

John Kenneth Galbraith. Ambassador's Journal: A Personal Account of the Kennedy Years. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1969. 656pp.

John S. Gambs. John Kenneth Galbraith. Boston: Twayne Publishers. 1975. 131pp.

Peggy Lamson. Speaking of Galbraith: A Personal Portrait. New York: Ticknor and Fields. 1991. 236pp.

Richard Parker. John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux. 2005. 820pp.

Frederick J. Pratson. Perspectives on Galbraith: Conversations and Opinions. Boston: CBI Publishing. 1978. 269pp.


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  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.416)

  9. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.253)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.242)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.561)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.379)

  13. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.185)

  14. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.179)

  15. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.519-21)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.380)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.260)

  18. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.537)

  19. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.197)

  20. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.192)

  21. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, p.339)

  22. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.212)

  23. Notable U.S. Ambassadors Since 1775 (pp.112-16)

  24. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.112)

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