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Progress and poverty : an inquiry into the cause of industrial depressions and of increase of want with increase of wealth : the remedy

Author: Henry George
Publisher: Garden City ; New York : Doubleday, Page & Company, 1916.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Twenty-fifth anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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"A treatise on the questions of why poverty accompanies economic and technological progress and why economies exhibit a tendency toward cyclical boom and bust. George uses history and deductive logic to argue for a radical solution focusing on the capture of economic rent from natural resource and land titles."
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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)127167700
Online version:
George, Henry, 1839-1897.
Progress and poverty.
Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & company, 1916
(OCoLC)608568987
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry George
OCLC Number: 1591690
Notes: "With medallion portrait of Henry George by his son, Richard F. George."
Description: xviii, 568 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Wages and capital --
Population and subsistence --
The laws of distribution --
Effect of material progress upon the distribution of wealth --
The problem solved --
The remedy --
Justice of the remedy --
Application of the remedy --
Effects of the remedy --
The law of human progress.
Responsibility: by Henry George.

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"A treatise on the questions of why poverty accompanies economic and technological progress and why economies exhibit a tendency toward cyclical boom and bust. George uses history and deductive logic to argue for a radical solution focusing on the capture of economic rent from natural resource and land titles."

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