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The Age Of Uncertainty. by  John Kenneth Galbraith - Signed First Edition - 1977 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 2948)

The Age Of Uncertainty.

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The Age Of Uncertainty.

by Galbraith, John Kenneth

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977. First edition of this work by the famed economist. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed and dated in the year of publication by John Kenneth Galbraith. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Galbraith's ideas often addressed the influence of the potential market power of large corporations (Dunn and Pressman, 2005). He believed that corporations could become price makers, rather than price takers, by weakening the accepted principle of consumer sovereignty (Galbraith, 1970). This, in turn, allowed corporations to efficiently increase the production of their goods if they could achieve the strongest market power.

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2948
Title
The Age Of Uncertainty.
Author
Galbraith, John Kenneth
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1977

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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inscribed
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