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" What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress of man that age- was which came to an end in August 1914! . . . The inhabitant of London could order by telephone, sipping his morning tea in bed, the various products of the whole earth, in such... "
From Adam Smith to the Wealth of America - Page 121
by Alvin Rabushka - 1985 - 237 pages
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A Retrospective on the Classical Gold Standard, 1821-1931

Michael D. Bordo, Anna J. Schwartz - Business & Economics - 2009 - 689 pages
...country took pride in debasing its currency as a clever financial expedient. (Anderson 1949, pp. 3-4, 6) What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress...that age was which came to an end in August, 1914! . . . [A]ny man of capacity or character at all exceeding the average [could escape from the working...
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World Civilization: A Brief History

Robin W. Winks - History - 1993 - 575 pages
...dispatch to the nearest bank for a satchel of gold. "The greater part of the population," said Keynes, "worked hard and lived at a low standard of comfort,...appearances, reasonably contented with this lot." For "escape was possible, for any man of capacity or character at all exceeding the average, into the...
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John Maynard Keynes, Critical Assessment: Second series, Volume 6

John Cunningham Wood - Keynesian economics - 1994 - 2269 pages
...For the next half century he was chained up and out of sight. Now perhaps we have loosed him again. What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress...that age was which came to an end in August 1914! Even before World War I, "Europe's claim on the resources of the New World was becoming precarious"...
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Governance in a Globalizing World

Joseph S. Nye, John D. Donahue - Political Science - 2000 - 368 pages
...invoke a particularly famous quote from John Maynard Keynes: "What an extraordinary episode in the progress of man that age was which came to an end in August 1914! . . . The inhabitant of London could order by telephone, sipping his morning tea in bed, the various products...
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Globalization

Gary J. Wells, Robert Shuey, Ray Kiely - Science - 2001 - 96 pages
...pre-1914 globalization in a manner relevant to the globalization we are experiencing today. He wrote: "What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress...age was which came to an end in August 1914. ..The inhabitant of London could order by telephone, sipping his morning tea in bed, the various products...
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The Economic Consequences of the Peace

John Maynard Keynes - Business & Economics - 1920 - 298 pages
...For the next half century he was chained up and out of sight. Now perhaps we have loosed him again. What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress...of man that age was which came to an end in August, 1934! The greater part of the population, it is true, worked hard and lived at a low standard of comfort,...
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Progress in Economics Research, Volume 3

Albert Tavidze - Political Science - 2002 - 191 pages
..."When Did Globalization Begin?" National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 7632. April 2000. "What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress...age was which came to an end in August 1914... The inhabitant of London could order by telephone, sipping his morning tea in bed, the various products...
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Structural Reform in Japan: Breaking the Iron Triangle

Eisuke Sakakibara - Political Science - 2003 - 167 pages
...Bunshun Shinsho, 1994), p. 125 (my translation). 3. Noda, Nijusseki o do Miruka, p. 219 (my translation). What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress...was which came to an end in August, 1914! . . . The inhabitant of London could order by telephone, sipping his morning tea in bed, the various products...
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Current Issues in Globalization

Robert E. Westerfield, J. Abbink - Political Science - 2004 - 216 pages
...pre-1914 globalization in a manner relevant to the globalization we are experiencing today. Rewrote: "What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress...age was which came to an end in August, 1914.... The inhabitant of London could order by telephone, sipping his morning tea in bed, the various products...
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Welfare States and Societies in the Making

Nicholas Deakin, Catherine Jones Finer, Bob Matthews - Welfare - 2004 - 288 pages
...a political fallacy of economists and economic historians, perhaps strengthened by Keynes's dictum: "What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress...that age was which came to an end in August 1914!", I: which can only superficially be brought in accord with the economic development both of Britain...
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