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Gems from Henry George - A.C. Auchmuty

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Henry George (1839 – 1897) was an American political economist, journalist, and philosopher. His immensely popular writing is credited with sparking several reform movements of the Progressive Era, and inspiring the broad economic philosophy known as Georgism, based on the belief that people should own the value they produce themselves, but that the economic value derived from land (including natural resources) should belong equally to all members of society.
His most famous work, Progress and Poverty (1879), sold millions of copies worldwide, probably more than any other American book before that time. The treatise investigates the paradox of increasing inequality and poverty amid economic and technological progress, the cyclic nature of industrialized economies, and the use of rent capture such as land value tax and other anti-monopoly reforms as a remedy for these and other social problems.

This little book, published in 1931, contains selected memorable passages from Henry George's published writings.

Fraying to dust jacket.

Item details

Author(s):
A.C. Auchmuty
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
17 x 11 cm
Edition:
1931 Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
107
Publisher:
The Henry George Foundation
Title:
Gems from Henry George

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Henry George (1839 – 1897) was an American political economist, journalist, and philosopher. His immensely popular writing is credited with sparking several reform movements of the Progressive Era, and inspiring the broad economic philosophy known as Georgism, based on the belief that people should own the value they produce themselves, but that the economic value derived from land (including natural resources) should belong equally to all members of society.
His most famous work, Progress and Poverty (1879), sold millions of copies worldwide, probably more than any other American book before that time. The treatise investigates the paradox of increasing inequality and poverty amid economic and technological progress, the cyclic nature of industrialized economies, and the use of rent capture such as land value tax and other anti-monopoly reforms as a remedy for these and other social problems.

This little book, published in 1931, contains selected memorable passages from Henry George's published writings.

Fraying to dust jacket.

Author(s):
A.C. Auchmuty
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
17 x 11 cm
Edition:
1931 Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
107
Publisher:
The Henry George Foundation
Title:
Gems from Henry George

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