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 John Maynard Keynes - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
John Maynard Keynes was the son of John Neville Keynes, an economics lecturer at Cambridge University, and Florence Ada Brown, a successful author and a social reformist.
Keynes' brilliant record as an investor is demonstrated by the publicly available data of a fund he managed on behalf of King's College, Cambridge.
Keynes' brother Sir Geoffrey Keynes (1887-1982) was a distinguished surgeon, scholar and bibliophile.
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 ipedia.com: John Maynard Keynes Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
John Maynard Keynes was the son of John Neville Keynes (pronounced "Canes"), an economics lecturer at Cambridge University and Florence Ada Brown, a successful author and a social reformist.
Keynes' theories were so influential (even when disputed), that a topic of economics called Keynesian economics discussing his theories and their applications was named after him.
His brother Sir Geoffrey Keynes (1887-1982) was a distinguished surgeon, scholar and bibliophile, and his nephews Richard Keynes (born 1919) physiologist, Quentin Keynes (1921-2003) an adventurer and bibliophile.
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 John Maynard Keynes - Wikipedia Mirror   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB (pronounced kānz / kAnze) (June 5, 1883 – April 21, 1946) was a British economist whose ideas, called Keynesian economics, had a major impact on modern economic and political theory as well as on many governments' fiscal policies.
Keynes had a fearsome reputation as a talented debater, with Friedrich von Hayek refusing to discuss economics matters in person with him several times.
Keynes said that the real cause of unemployment was insufficient investment expenditure.
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 Telegraph | Entertainment | Object of the week
When explorer Quentin Keynes died last year, aged 81, he left behind one of the most significant private collections of travel and exploration books formed in the 20th century.
The great-grandson of Charles Darwin and nephew of the economist and arts patron John Maynard Keynes, Quentin Keynes was a confirmed bachelor with a maverick streak.
Keynes was neither dumb nor defenseless, but, as one of the last of his kind, the image is curiously apposite.
www.telegraph.co.uk /arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2004/04/05/baobj05.xml   (365 words)

  
 BURTON, Richard F. - Christie's, The Burton Collection of Quentin Keynes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Quentin Keynes liked to describe himself as an explorer, by which he meant that he was driven throughout his life by a determination to visit remote and inaccessible places, in search of all things exotic, rarified and obscure.
Many of Quentin Keynes' books are distinguished for their rarity, condition, and especially association.
In this spectacular catalogue it is encompassed in glossy pictures, and stimulating annotations, which are highly accessible to the reader who enjoys the rarity, obscurity and timelessness of the antiquarian book.
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 Celebrity Obits
In 1937 Quentin Keynes climbed to the roof of his family's house in Hampstead and refused to come down until his parents agreed he needn't return to boarding school.
But it was in Africa and equatorial islands that Keynes made a name for himself, embarking on his first adventures in the late 1940s and beginning to film wildlife and whatever he saw.
In 1950, he moved among the nomadic Ovahimbas of the Kaokoland in Namibia and photographed the wreck of the Dunedin Star on the Skeleton Coast, the scene of a famous wartime shipwreck rescue.
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 JOHN_MAYNARD_KEYNES definition , Term Papers on JOHN_MAYNARD_KEYNES by essay 411
An overview of the contribution to economics of Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes.
John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB (pronounced ''kānz / kAnze'') (June 5, 1883 – April 21, 1946) was a British economist whose ideas had a major impact on modern economic and political theory as well as on many governments' fiscal policies.
A careful selection of a few investments having regard to their cheapness in relation to their probable actual and potential intrinsic value over a period of years ahead and in relation to alternative investments at the time; *2.
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 BBC News Online | Entertainment | Arts | Joyce letter is sold for £32,000
The letter was part of the Quentin Keynes collection of books and manuscripts, which fetched a total of £3,357,532.
Other items sold over the three-day auction included a letter written by David Livingstone and left in a bottle at the mouth of the Zambesi river, which fetched £17,925.
Collector Quentin Keynes, who died last year, was an explorer, wildlife photographer and film-maker.
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 BreakingNews.ie - 2004/04/07: James Joyce letter set to fetch up to €45k
The letter, written at the start of his years-long battle to have Dubliners published, is among a collection of Joyce artefacts, including manuscripts, books and drawings to be put on sale.
The 50 lots are included in the Quentin Keynes Collection of Books at Christie’s in London, starting today and finishing tomorrow.
The collection was accumulated by Quentin Keynes, a lifelong explorer, and later wildlife photographer and film maker.
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 Letter from Livingstone to fetch $50K (1859 message in a bottle, urgently requesting provisions)
He also asked that salt provisions be left at the Zambezi mouth for the crew of his paddle-steamer, after a ship carrying supplies failed to show up there for a pre-arranged meeting.
The message was found a month later by a Royal Navy patrol vessel and kept in the family of the ships surgeon until 1957, when it was bought by traveller and collector Quentin Keynes.
Now it is one of the highlights of a collection of 800 travel and natural history books and documents being sold by the family of Keynes, the great-grandson of Charles Darwin, who died last year.
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 Round the auction houses Apollo - Find Articles
Among the works being sold is one by Nicholas Hilliard (1547-1619), whose Portrait of Henry Wriothesley, third earl of Southampton is estimated between 70,000 [pounds sterling] and 90,000 [pounds sterling].
More spectacular within its field is the library of Quentin Keynes, the grandson of Charles Darwin, on sale at Christie's, London on 7-8 April.
The collection is expected to fetch 2.5 million [pounds sterling], and includes a complete collection of the books of Richard Burton.
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 Darwin | American Museum of Natural History
Describing the same purchases to his family, however, he was careful to emphasize his frugality: "I have procured a case of good strong pistols and an excellent rifle for 50 pounds, there is a saving; a good telescope, with compass, 5 pounds, and these are nearly the only expensive instruments I shall want."
Bible courtesy Quentin Keynes Bequest, Charles Darwin Trust
These are some of Darwin's belongings from his Beagle voyage.
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 the Literary Saloon at the complete review - 1 - 10 April 2004 Archive
Quentin Keynes' collection is going up for auction.
In The Independent Louise Jury reports that the Opening salvo in Joyce's nine-year fight to get 'Dubliners' published goes under the hammer -- and that the entire collection is expected to fetch up to £ 3,000,000.
It's at Christie's: see their page on the Quentin Keynes Collection, or the entire catalogue -- impressive stuff.
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 Dr Livingstone, I presume ... the naughty one | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited
The bottle was found by Sir James Donnet, a ship's surgeon, and sold by one of his descendants at a New York auction in 1957.
It was bought by an English collector, Quentin Keynes, who visited the Zambesi.
There he found a tree with the explorer's initials on it.
www.guardian.co.uk /uk_news/story/0,3604,1150329,00.html   (180 words)

  
 The complete work of Charles Darwin online
The Charles Darwin Trust is generously supplying most of the original volumes to be digitised from the Quentin Keynes' bequest and Jack Johns Collection.
Canonical secondary sources will also be included such as Richard Darwin Keynes' edition of Darwin's Zoological Notes from the Beagle voyage, Nora Barlow's edition of Darwin's Autobiography (1958) and Francis Darwin's Life and letters (1887).
In addition, Darwin's works will be enriched with links to contemporary reviews and related texts cited by Darwin.
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 2004 Christie's London The Quentin Keynes Collection, Part III Modern Literature ...
2004 Christie's London The Quentin Keynes Collection, Part III Modern Literature...
Description: 2004 Christie's London The Quentin Keynes Collection, Part III Modern Literature 4/8/04.
2004 Christie's London The Quentin Keynes Collection, Part II Natural History 4/8/04
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 2004 Christie's London The Quentin Keynes Collection, Part II Natural History ...
Description: 2004 Christie's London The Quentin Keynes Collection, Part II Natural History 4/8/04.
This post auction catalog consists of 128 pages with 621 lots mostly illustrated in color and all described in detail.
2004 Christie's London The Quentin Keynes Collection, Part III Modern Literature 4/8/04 (Case Lots Available)
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 Burtons_Tomb_at_Mortlake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In June of 1974 Quentin Keynes and Donald Young were invited by the Royal Geographical Society to inspect the interior of the Burton Mausoleum.
Our present view of Burton causes us to doubt whether this would have soothed his repose.
See Young D.A. and  Keynes Q. contributions  to: "In Search of Richard Burton", Huntington Library, San Marino, CA (1993)
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 Amazon.ca: In Search of Richard Burton: Books: Jutzi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In this volume, eight leading scholars and book collectors present a remarkable composite picture of Burton's legacy: his adventures as an explorer of unknown lands and little-known cultures; his achievements as a geographer and translator; the mysteries of his relations with other explorers and of his personal life.
The illustrations represent rare items in Burton's own library and the collections of Edwards H. Metcalf and Quentin Keynes.
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www.amazon.ca /Search-Richard-Burton-Jutzi/dp/0873281403   (256 words)

  
 AMCTV.com SHOW - Wittgenstein
The film examines Wittgenstein's childhood in an upper-class family in which three sons committed suicide.
As Wittgenstein becomes an adult, he forms relationships with mentor Bertrand Russell (Michael Gough) and economist John Maynard Keynes (John Quentin), attempts to join the military to fight in WW I, struggles with evolving personal philosophies and denies his homosexuality.
Jill Balcon, Clancy Chassay, Kevin Collins, Vanya Del Borgo, Sally Dexter, Michael Gough, Karl Johnson, Jan Latham-Koenig, Gina Marsh, John Quentin, David Radzinowicz, Ben Scantlebury, Howard Sooley
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 Antarctic Auctions
The Quentin Keynes Collection, Part I, at Christie's (7 April 2004).
Whereas there were to be two days, 22 and 23 September, with the Polar Sale on the 22nd; there is now a single combined sale on the 23rd.
This copy is consigned by the New Bedford Whaling Museum and constitutes a duplicate arising out of the Kendall Whaling Museum becoming part of the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
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 Jason’s page of eclectic links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
So check him out if you want to see how two songs can be creatively blended together!
Also, I learned that my guide and friend Quentin Keynes passed away on February 26, 2003.
His nephew, Simon Keynes was kind enough to send me a book that was a tribute to him.
geog-www.sbs.ohio-state.edu /grads/jdavis/eclectic.html   (462 words)

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