Description - Milton Friedman by Lanny Ebenstein
Born the son of immigrant parents, Milton Friedman went on to become a major figure during the resurgence of American conservatism. As an advisor to the Reagan administration and a widely read columnist, he played a vital role in shaping government policy and public opinion while he made headlines for his controversial views. Drawing on the author's unprecedented access to personal archives and to Friedman himself over the past decade, this is the first book to trace his life and development as an economic theorist. With a combination of intimate personal detail and fascinating exploration of economic theory, this is a revealing look at the man regarded by many as a hero of libertarianism and laissez-faire economics.
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(224mm x 146mm x 17mm)
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Author Biography - Lanny Ebenstein
LANNY EBENSTEIN is the acclaimed author of Friedrich Hayek: A Biography and Hayek's Journey and a professor of Economics and Political Theory at UC Santa Barbara, USA where he is active in local politics.