Henry George: rebel with a cause

@article{Blaug2000HenryGR,
  title={Henry George: rebel with a cause},
  author={Mark Blaug},
  journal={The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought},
  year={2000},
  volume={7},
  pages={270 - 288}
}
  • M. Blaug
  • Published 2000
  • Economics
  • The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought
Henry George's Progress and Poverty (1879) was undoubtedly the most widely read book on economics in the nineteenth century. Its proposal for a ‘single tax’ on land rents inspired both socialists and liberal reformers in the closing decades of the nineteenth century but it was attacked and condemned by virtually all the leading economists of the day, principally on the ground that it was not possible even in principle to separate pure ground rent from profits on capital invested in land. The… Expand
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Enemies or Allies? Henry George and Francis Amasa Walker One Century Later
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Looked at from a distance it sometimes appears that opponents in a dispute have been discussing different questions. It is the purpose of this paper to show that this is just what has happened in theExpand
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