An Anthology of Henry George's Thought, Volume 1

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University Rochester Press, 1997 - Business & Economics - 253 pages
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During the latter half of the nineteenth century, a number of `social philosophers' gained pre-eminence throughout North America and Europe for their writings and speeches, Henry George being one of the best known; often referred to as `progressivists', they sought to expose the established and growing socio-economic iniquities that were the result of swift industrialisatio, and called for a new political ecomony and social order. This book, the first in a trilogy, examines the basics of Henry George's political and social philosophy. Through careful and exhaustive research into George's original works (including Progress and Poverty, Our Land and Land Policy and articles in the Standard), the editor has compiled in one volume the essentials required for a clear and comprehensive understanding of Henry George's thinking. Volume I: An Anthology of Henry George's ThoughtVolume II: An Anthology of Tolstoy's Spiritual EconomicsVolume III: An Anthology of Single Land Tax
 

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Contents

Exhortative Works
9
Religion Marching Hand in Hand with Politics
27
A Clarification of the Single Tax and Property
49
National Conference of the Single Tax League of the U S at Cooper
65
Address of Henry George
114
The Great Banquet at the Metropolitan Hotel 135 Notes
136
The Debate Between Sergius E Shevitch
148
Henry George 148 Socialism versus the Single Tax
160
On Sundry Important Matters
179
ON CHARITY 187 Letter My Dear Mrs Lowell
187
How the Race Problem Can be Solved 191 REGARDING
194
England Strike Hands with the Single Tax Men of America
214
Views on Religion and Personal Correspondence
221
On
238
Bibliography
247
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