Additional Resources for The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith

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Galbraith, John Kenneth,Name-Dropping: From FDR On, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999.

Galbraith offers personal anecdotes about his encounters with a variety of United States presidents and other high-level government officials.

———, A Tenured Professor, Houghton, 1990.

A Tenured Professor is Galbraith's novel about a professor and his wife who discover a stock market scam that allows them to spend their enormous earnings on liberal causes.

Marx, Karl, and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto, W. W. Norton, 1988.

The Communist Manifesto (originally published in 1848) is the widely read pamphlet outlining Marx's and Engels's basic theories of socialism.

Reisman, David, Tawney, Galbraith, and Adam Smith, St. Martin's Press, 1982.

Reisman provides a comparative analysis of the economic theories of Galbraith, Adam Smith, and R. H. Tawney.

Sasson, Helen, ed., Between Friends: Perspectives on John Kenneth Galbraith, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999.

Between Friends is a collection of essays by a variety of people who have encountered Galbraith...

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