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George, Henry 1839-1897

Overview
Works: 850 works in 3,209 publications in 11 languages and 33,224 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Speeches in Congress  Economic history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: HB171, 330.1
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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 by Henry George( Book )
693 editions published between 1879 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 6,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry George's 1879 treatise on the cyclical nature of modern industrialized economies, and possible remedies for the resulting imbalances and inequities, was immensely influential. It gave rise to the idea that the economic value of land would accrue equally to all, enticing landowners to use their land productively
Protection or free trade; an examination of the tariff question, with especial regard to the interests of labor by Henry George( Book )
186 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social problems by Henry George( Book )
147 editions published between 1883 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first eleven chapters of this book are revised from articles published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, during the first half of this year, under the title of problems of the Time." In the chapters which follow, I have more fully developed the lines of thought there begun. My endeavor has been to present the momentous social problems of our time, unencumbered by technicalities, and without that abstract reasoning which some of the principles of Political Economy (or perhaps, rather, false teachings in regard to them) require for thorough comprehension. I have spoken in this book of some points not touched upon, or but lightly touched upon, in "Progress and Poverty," but there are other points as to which I think it would be worth the while of those who may be interested by this book to read that"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
The science of political economy : a reconstruction of its principles in clear and systematic form by Henry George( Book )
106 editions published between 1892 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The condition of labor an open letter to Pope Leo XIII by Henry George( Book )
71 editions published between 1891 and 1953 in 3 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A perplexed philosopher: being an examination of Mr. Herbert Spencer's various utterances on the land question, with some incidental reference to his synthetic philosophy by Henry George( Book )
57 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The land question, Property in land, the condition of labor by Henry George( Book )
48 editions published between 1881 and 1982 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our land and land policy speeches, lectures, and miscellaneous writings by Henry George( Book )
34 editions published between 1871 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even before the publication of Progress and Poverty in 1879, San Francisco political economist and publisher Henry George (1839-1897) had written extensively about what he considered to be the causes for worldwide economic inequity-land monopolization and speculation by wealthy entrepreneurs and corrupt politicians. But his attacks on these evils were coupled with a plan for a possible brighter future, for a world in which disparities between people of different classes could be adjusted. By the time he died in 1897, his assessments of liberal 19th-century economic theory were critically accl
The complete works of Henry George by Henry George( Book )
21 editions published between 1871 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Significant paragraphs from Henry George's Progress and poverty by Henry George( Book )
6 editions published between 1928 and 1935 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The law of human progress by Henry George( Book )
4 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The crime of poverty by Henry George( )
30 editions published between 1885 and 2003 in English and Russian and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moses an address by Henry George( )
32 editions published between 1800 and 1956 in English and German and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The land question what it involves, and how alone it can be settled by Henry George( Book )
29 editions published between 1881 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Land and people by Henry George( )
13 editions published between 1885 and 1907 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Thou shalt not steal" by Henry George( )
26 editions published between 1887 and 1946 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kearney agitation in California by Henry George( Book )
2 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry George on woman suffrage by Henry George( )
1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scotland and Scotsmen an address by Henry George( )
24 editions published between 1883 and 1990 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The land question, and related writings : viewpoint and conterviewpoint on the need for land reform by Henry George( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Chʻiao-chih, Heng-li 1839-1897
Dschordschs, Henri 1839-1897
Dzhordzh, Genri.
Dzhordzh, Genri 1839-1897
Džordžs, Henrijs 1839-1897
George, .. 1839-1897
George, Enrique
George, Enrique 1839-1897
George, H.
George, Henry
George, Henry Jr
George, Henryk.
George, Henryk 1839-1897
Джордж, Генри 1839-1897
גורג, הנרי
דזשארדזש, הענרי
זשארזש, ה 1839־1897
جورج، هنرى، 1839-1897
ジョージ, ヘンリー
Languages
English (1,425)
Spanish (69)
German (61)
French (34)
Dutch (15)
Chinese (14)
Swedish (8)
Japanese (7)
Korean (3)
Russian (2)
Hebrew (1)
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