The Economic Consequences of the Peace

London: Macmillan, 1920, vii, 279 pp.; New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920, 298 pp.; Amherst, New York: Prometheus, 2004, 298 pp.

Excerpt: The writer of this book was temporarily attached to the British Treasury during the war and was their official representative at the Paris Peace Conference up to June 7, 1919; he also sat as deputy for the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Supreme Economic Council. He resigned… More

A Tract on Monetary Reform

London: Macmillan, 1923, viii, 209 pp.; New York: Harcourt, Brace, 227 pp.

From Amazon: This book, is devoted to the need for stable currency as the essential foundation of a healthy world economy. Describing the various effects of unstable currency on investors, business people, and wage earners, Keynes recommends the implementation of policies that aim at… More

Essays in Persuasion

London: Macmillan, 1931, xiii, 376 pp.; New York: Norton, 1963, 376 pp.

Excerpt: Here are collected the croakings of twelve years – the croakings of a Cassandra who could never influence the course of events in time. The volume might have been entitled ‘Essays in Prophecy and Persuasion,’ for the Prophecy, unfortunately, has been more… More

Essays in Biography

London: Macmillan, 1933, x, 318 pp.; New York: Meridian, 1956, 347 pp.; New York: W. W. Norton, 1963, vii, 354 pp.

The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1936, xii, 403, pp.

Excerpt: Capitalism is not for the faint of heart. It is a system of supply and demand that reduces real workingmen and workingwomen into graphs and equations subject to “aggregate” observations devoid of any real human factors. If left to regulate itself, the economy should… More