The Life of Henry George (Google eBook)

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Cosimo, Inc., Oct 1, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 656 pages
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Economist HENRY GEORGE (1839-1897) was, at the height of his popularity in the 1880s and 1890s, considered the third most famous American, behind Mark Twain and Thomas Edison, and his liberal philosophies on taxation, copyrights, poverty issues, and more continue to influence progressive movements today. This loving and inspiring biography, written by his son just after his father's death and published in 1900, draws on letters, journals, and other firsthand material, tells the tale of a boy sailor, apprentice printer, and would-be gold miner who transformed the world of work and hardship he saw around him into a new way of thinking about mankind's usage of the planet's wealth and stewardship of its own inner resources. This is an essential work for understanding and appreciating how one of the most significant thinkers in American history developed his values and beliefs through uniquely American experiences.
  

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User Review  - Bob Matter - Goodreads

A must read for any fan of American economist/philosopher Henry George. The author, Henry George, Jr. is a very capable writer. I liked Henry George, Jr.'s other book a lot too, "The Menace of Privilege". Read full review

Contents

FIEST PERIOD
1
Before the Mast 18551856
19
CHAPTER III
40
Works His Passage to California 1858
53
CHAPTER V
69
CHAPTER VI
83
Six Pbintebs and a Newspaper 18601861
99
CHAPTER VIII
121
A Foueth op July Obation 1877
282
CHAPTEB IX
289
Progress and Poverty Finished 18781879
301
Progbbss and Poverty Published 18791880
315
Commencing the New York Career 18801881
335
Thb Irish Land League Movement 18811882
358
Staking the Bevolution in Great Britain
400
British Lecture Campaign 1884
419

CHAPTER IX
135
CHAPTER X
154
Managing Editor and Correspondent 18661869
173
SECOND PEEIOD
191
CHAPTER II
204
CHAPTER III
219
The San Francisco Evening Post 18711875
236
Domestic Life 18731876
250
Pibst Set Political Speech 18761877
262
Lecture at the University oe California 1877
274
CHAPTER VII
442
CHAPTER VIII
459
CHAPTER IX
482
CHAPTER X
504
AUSTRALIA AND ABOUND THE WORLD 1890
522
Peesonal and Domestic Matters 18911897
543
The Last Books 18911896
563
CHAPTER XIV
584
Index
613
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