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‘There is a woman behind this!’

Peter Clarke: Schumpeter, 19 July 2007

Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction 
by Thomas K. McCraw.
Harvard, 719 pp., £22.95, May 2007, 978 0 674 02523 3
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... like longhand, however, there is more to be said; and more to be read. In Prophet of Innovation, Thomas McCraw has written a big book by almost anyone’s standards, except those of its subject, who would perhaps have regarded its five hundred pages of text as barely adequate for a full scholarly exposition of his life’s work. ...

A Journey in the South

Andrew O’Hagan: In New Orleans, 6 October 2005

... and also, among the twinkling lights out there, you could find the uncelebrated birthplace of Thomas Wolfe, the North Carolinian who wrote Look Homeward, Angel. As the truck got nearer the Waffle House, someone on the radio made the point that North Carolina was itself no stranger to hurricanes – Hazel (1954), Hugo (1989), Fran (1996), Floyd ...

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