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The Pursuit of Reason: The Economist 1843-1993
Since its founding by James Wilson in 1843 as a radical free-trade journal, The Economist has grown in worldwide weekly circulation to over 500,000 copies (200,000 of which are sold in the United States). In celebration of this influential paper's 150th anniversary, Ruth Dudley Edwards has written The Pursuit of Reason, a work that is at once a history of the major interna ...more
Hardcover, 1040 pages
Published March 1st 1995 by Harvard Business Review Press
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After being a Cambridge postgraduate, a teacher, a marketing executive and a civil servant, Ruth Dudley Edwards became a full-time writer. A journalist, broadcaster, historian and prize-winning biographer who lives in London, her recent non-fiction includes books about The Economist, the Foreign Office, the Orange Order and Fleet Street. The first of her ten satirical mysteries, Corridors of Death ...moreMore about Ruth Dudley Edwards...