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John Rae, political economist : an account of his life and a compilation of his main writings. Volume I, Life and miscellaneous writings

Author: R Warren James; John Rae
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1965.
Series: Heritage.
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Volume I contains a biographical study of John Rae, a brilliant economist and scholar who lived in Canada for a period in the early part of the nineteenth century, an analysis of Rae's contributions to economics, and a collection of his articles and essays on a variety of topics.
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James, R. Warren.
John Rae Political Economist: An Account of His Life and A Compilation of His Main Writings.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1965
Named Person: John Rae; John Rae
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Warren James; John Rae
ISBN: 9781487599904 1487599900 1487599919 9781487599911
OCLC Number: 1006398111
Notes: ""20. John Rae to Dr. Archibald Hall, on Geology, c. 1857""
Description: 1 online resource (500 pages).
Contents: ""Cover""; ""CONTENTS""; ""Preface to Volume I""; ""PART I: RAE'S LIFE""; ""1. Early Life and Education (1796â#x80;#x93;1822)""; ""2. A Decade in the Canadian Backwoods (1822â#x80;#x93;1831)""; ""3. Rae's Examination of the State of Canada (1831â#x80;#x93;1834)""; ""4. A Village Teacher in Hamilton (1834â#x80;#x93;1848)""; ""5. Rae's ""Literary and Philosophical Speculations"" (1834â#x80;#x93;1848)""; ""6. Rae and the Presbyterians (1838â#x80;#x93;1840)""; ""7. Rae's Dismissal from His School (1847â#x80;#x93;1848)""; ""8. ""Dr. Rae in California"" (1849â#x80;#x93;1851)""; ""9. Life in the Hawaiian Islands (1851â#x80;#x93;1871)""; ""Biographical Appendix"" ""PART II: RAE AS A SOCIAL SCIENTIST""""10. The Background of Rae's New Principles""; ""11. Rae on Political Economy""; ""12. Reactions to Rae's Book in the Nineteenth Century""; ""13. Rae's Views on Social Questions""; ""14. Rae, Mixter, and BÃœhm-Bawerk""; ""15. Conclusion""; ""PART III: SELECTED PAPERS AND LETTERS""; ""(A) Articles and Essays""; ""1. Sketches of the Origin and Progress of Manufactures and of the Policy which Has Regulated Their Legislative Encouragement in Great Britain and in Other Countries ... (Canadian Review and Literary and Historical Journal, March, 1825)"" ""2. On the State and Prospects of Education and Learning in the Canadas (The Canadian Miscellany, or the Religious, Literary and Statistical Intelligencer, May, 1828)""""3. Letter to the Honourable Mr. Stanley, on the Relative Claims of the English and the Scotch Churches in the Canadas (The Canadian Miscellany, or the Religious, Literary and Statistical Intelligencer, Aug. and Sept., 1828)""; ""4. Loyal Address to the King (Montreal Gazette, Dec. 24, 1832)""; ""5. The Opposition to Emigration (Montreal Gazette, Jan. 19, 1833)"" ""6. Emigrationâ#x80;#x94;Mr. Evans' Letter (Montreal Gazette, Feb. 26, 1833)""""7. Remarks on the Education Bill (Montreal Gazette, March 19, 1833)""; ""8. How Ought the Clergy Reserve Question to be Settled? (The Canadian Christian Examiner and Presbyterian Magazine, July, Aug. and Sept., 1839)""; ""9. Plagiarism (Literary Garland, Oct., 1839)""; ""10. Genius and its Application (Literary Garland, Dec., 1839)""; ""11. Thoughts on the System of Legislation ... in the Hawaiian Islands (Polynesian, Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, March 16, March 30, April 20, 1861)"" ""12. Polynesian Languages (Polynesian, Sept. 27, Oct. 4 and Oct. 11, 1862)""""13. Laieikawaii: A Legend of the Hawaiian Islands (Journal of American Folklore, Oct.â#x80;#x93;Dec., 1900)""; ""(B) Miscellaneous Letters""; ""14. John Rae to Dr. Archibald Hall, April 15, 1852""; ""15. John Rae to John Stuart Mill, Dec. 5, 1853 and Jan. 9, 1854""; ""16. John Stuart Mill to John Rae (draft), Sept. 19, 1854""; ""17. John Rae to John Stuart Mill (draft), c. 1854""; ""18. John Rae to John Stuart Mill (draft), c. 1854""; ""19. John Rae to H.B. Willson, Dec., 1856""
Series Title: Heritage.
Responsibility: by R. Warren James.

Abstract:

Volume I contains a biographical study of John Rae, a brilliant economist and scholar who lived in Canada for a period in the early part of the nineteenth century, an analysis of Rae's contributions to economics, and a collection of his articles and essays on a variety of topics.

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