Nobel Prize winner Gunnar Myrdal is best known for his book An American Dilemma, a classic study of America‚Äôs racial problems that was chosen as one of The Modern Library‚Äôs top 100 nonfiction books of the twentieth century.
The Essential Gunnar Myrdal covers the full range of Myrdal‚Äôs writing, much of which has never been published in book form. It includes his early essays on economics, his thoughts on the population explosion, his discussions of the question of value in the social sciences, and excerpts from Asian Drama, his monumental study of the development of Asia.
The newest edition in The New Press‚Äôs Essential series, the book includes extensive commentary by the editors as well as an introduction by Sissela Bok, who is Myrdal‚Äôs daughter and author of the acclaimed Lying and Secrets.
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