Challenge to Affluence.Pantheon Books, New York , 1963 Stock Code: 124069
NotesFirst edition, first printing. Gunnar Myrdal (1898-1987) was a Swedish professor of economics, an early supporter of Keynes, and one of the founders of the science of econometrics. He was particularly interested in the relationship between economic policies and social reform, and won the Nobel Prize in 1974 for his analysis of "the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena".
Challenge to Affluence was Myrdal's first book on the economics of the United States since An American Dilemma (1944), his best-known and most influential work, comprising of a study of race relations in America.
Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, publisher's device in blind to front cover, top edge blue. With the dust jacket.
Red ink annotation to bottom of p. 131. Spine ends a little creased. An excellent copy in the slightly toned jacket, ends of spine panel nicked.
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