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Henry george and the crisis of inequality - progress and poverty in the gil.

Author: Edward Odonnell
Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2017
Series: COLUMBIA HISTORY OF URBAN LIFE
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edward T. O'Donnell's exploration of Henry George's life and times merges labor, ethnic, intellectual, and political history to illuminate the early labor movement in New York during the Gilded Age.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Odonnell
ISBN: 9780231120012 023112001X
OCLC Number: 1023364146
Description: 376 sidor ; 15.3 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations Introduction Part I: The Making of a Radical, 1839-1879 1. "To Be Something and Somebody in the World" 2. "Poverty Enslaves Men We Boast Are Political Sovereigns": Progress and Poverty and Henry George's Republicanism Part II: The Emergence of "New Political Forces," 1880-1885 3. "New York Is an Immense City": The Empire City in the Early 1880s 4. "Radically and Essentially the Same": Irish-American Nationalism and American Labor 5. "Labor Built This Republic, Labor Shall Rule It" Part III: The Great Upheaval, 1886-1887 6. "The Country Is Drifting into Danger" 7. "To Save Ourselves from Ruin" 8. "Your Party Will Go Into Pieces" Epilogue Notes Index
Series Title: COLUMBIA HISTORY OF URBAN LIFE

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This social biography of Henry George is a beautifully written, deeply researched, carefully argued, and analytically nuanced book. O'Donnell's own prodigious research, as well as his talent for Read more...

 
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