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Author McCraw, Thomas K.
Title Prophet of innovation : Joseph Schumpeter and creative destruction / Thomas K. McCraw.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007.
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Description xi, 719 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [507]-693) and index.
Contents L'Enfant terrible, 1883-1926: Innovation and economics -- Prologue: Who he was and what he did -- Leaving home -- Shaping his character -- Learning economics -- Moving out -- Career takeoff -- War and politics -- Gran Rifiuto -- Annie -- Heartbreak -- The adult, 1926-1939: Capitalism and society -- Prologue: What he had learned -- New intellectual directions -- Policy and entrepreneurship -- The Bonn-Harvard shuttle -- Harvard -- Suffering and solace -- The Sage, 1939-1950: Innovation, capitalism, and history -- Prologue: How and why he embraced history -- Business cycles, business history -- Letters from Europe -- To leave Harvard? -- Against the grain -- The courage of her convictions -- Alienation -- Capitalism, socialism and democracy -- War and perplexity -- Introspection -- Honors and crises -- Toward the mixed economy -- History of economic analysis -- A principle of indeterminateness -- L'Envoi -- Epilogue: The legacy.
Subject Schumpeter, Joseph Alois, 1883-1950.
Economists -- United States -- Biography.
Capitalists -- United States -- Biography.
Capitalism.
Schumpeter, Elizabeth Boody.
Added Title Joseph Schumpeter and creative destruction
ISBN 0674025237 (alk. paper)
9780674025233 (alk. paper)