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Galbraith, John Kenneth(Encyclopedia)Galbraith, John Kenneth gl´brth [key], 1908–2006, American economist and public official, b. Ontario, Canada, grad. Univ. of Toronto (B.S., 1931), Univ. of California, Berkeley (M.S., 1933; Ph....
affluent society(Encyclopedia)affluent society, term coined by John Kenneth Galbraith in The Affluent Society (1958) to describe the United States after World War II. An affluent society, as the term was used ironically by Galbrai...
Kenneth I(Encyclopedia)Kenneth I (Kenneth mac Alpin), d. 858, traditional founder of the kingdom of Scotland. He succeeded his father, Alpin, as king of Dalriada (the kingdom of the Gaelic Scots in W Scotland) and c.843 obt...
Koch, Kenneth(Encyclopedia)Koch, Kenneth (Kenneth Jay Koch)kk [key], 1925–2002, American poet, novelist, and playwright, b. Cincinnati. After studying at Harvard and Columbia he was associated with the Artist's Theatre, Loc...
Tavener, Sir John Kenneth(Encyclopedia)Tavener, Sir John Kenneth tv´nr, –n [key], 1944–2013, English composer, b. London; studied Royal Academy of Music. Tavener, whose work shows a consistent but evolving tonal or modal style...
Arrow, Kenneth Joseph(Encyclopedia)Arrow, Kenneth Joseph, 1921–2017, American economist, b. New York City, grad. City College of New York (B.S. 1940), Columbia (M.A. 1941, Ph.D. 1951). He was on the faculties of the Univ. of Chicago ...
Grahame, Kenneth(Encyclopedia)Grahame, Kenneth gr´m [key], 1859–1931, English author. He was a secretary in the Bank of England from 1908 until 1918. His works, noted for their humor and charm, include The Golden Age (1895)...
Millar, Kenneth(Encyclopedia)Millar, Kenneth: see Macdonald, Ross.
Noland, Kenneth(Encyclopedia)Noland, Kenneth n´lnd [key], 1924–2010, American painter, b. Asheville, N.C. An outstanding colorist, Noland was one of the best-known exponents of the abstract painting movement known as color...
Rexroth, Kenneth(Encyclopedia)Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905–82, American poet, critic, and translator, b. South Bend, Ind. A resident of San Francisco, he was briefly associated with the beat generation, although he disdained their lac...
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