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The economics of Henry George : history's rehabilitation of America's greatest early economist

Author: Phillip J Bryson; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Henry George was the greatest, most famous and most rejected of early American economists. Without formal education he trained himself in classical economics and developed a theory of a "single tax" suggestive of the work of the earlier French ̌conomistes. Academic economists of his day rejected his work, but it enjoyed great public popularity in the United States, Europe, Australia and other places. He was more
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Bryson, Phillip J.
Economics of Henry George.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
(DLC) 2011002890
(OCoLC)692287783
Named Person: Henry George; Henry George; Henry George
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip J Bryson; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230119987 0230119980 1349296937 9781349296934
OCLC Number: 759166313
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 236 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Henry George's pursuit of knowledge: on methodology and methods --
2. The life and economics of Henry George --
3. Henry George's theory of distribution --
4. Henry George on free trade and protection --
5. Henry George on land and land policy --
6. Henry George and modern economics.
Responsibility: Phillip J. Bryson.

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