Reconstruction.

MACMILLAN, HAROLD.

£20.00

Publisher

Macmillan and Co., Limited.

Place

London

Date

1934

Item Description

8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. ix + [iii] + 128 + [4] pp. A little wear to extremities with one small stain and some foxing of edges; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by tables. Decorated by publisher's device on verso of half title. Harold Macmillan (1894-1986) was MP for Stockton-on-Tees, 1931-45 and Prime Minister, 1957-64. As a result of the Great Depression from 1929 onwards, he published a number of titles, 1931-35, advocating measures he thought necessary to reconstruct the British economy. He was influenced by the views of the economist, John Maynard Keynes (also published by his family firm), which required government monetary and fiscal policies to reduce unemployment and stimulate domestic demand and spending. The second reprint of a book first published in 1933.

[Stock No. 26343]

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