Progress and Poverty, Volume  I (of 2)
An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and
of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth
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Progress and Poverty, Volume I (of 2) An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth

By Henry George
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Table of Contents
  • THE WRITINGS OF HENRY GEORGE
  • PREFACE TO FOURTH EDITION.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTORY.
  • BOOK I. WAGES AND CAPITAL.
    • CHAPTER I. THE CURRENT DOCTRINE OF WAGES—ITS INSUFFICIENCY.
    • CHAPTER II. THE MEANING OF THE TERMS.
    • CHAPTER III. WAGES NOT DRAWN FROM CAPITAL, BUT PRODUCED BY THE LABOR.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE MAINTENANCE OF LABORERS NOT DRAWN FROM CAPITAL.
    • CHAPTER V. THE REAL FUNCTIONS OF CAPITAL.
  • BOOK II. POPULATION AND SUBSISTENCE.
    • CHAPTER I. THE MALTHUSIAN THEORY, ITS GENESIS AND SUPPORT.
    • CHAPTER II. INFERENCES FROM FACTS.
    • CHAPTER III. INFERENCES FROM ANALOGY.
    • CHAPTER IV. DISPROOF OF THE MALTHUSIAN THEORY.
  • BOOK III. THE LAWS OF DISTRIBUTION.
    • CHAPTER I. THE INQUIRY NARROWED TO THE LAWS OF DISTRIBUTION—THE NECESSARY RELATION OF THESE LAWS.
    • CHAPTER II. RENT AND THE LAW OF RENT.
    • CHAPTER III. OF INTEREST AND THE CAUSE OF INTEREST.
    • CHAPTER IV. OF SPURIOUS CAPITAL AND OF PROFITS OFTEN MISTAKEN FOR INTEREST.
    • CHAPTER V. THE LAW OF INTEREST.
    • CHAPTER VI. WAGES AND THE LAW OF WAGES.
    • CHAPTER VII. THE CORRELATION AND CO-ORDINATION OF THESE LAWS.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE STATICS OF THE PROBLEM THUS EXPLAINED.
  • BOOK IV. EFFECT OF MATERIAL PROGRESS UPON THE DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH.
    • CHAPTER I. THE DYNAMICS OF THE PROBLEM YET TO SEEK.
    • CHAPTER II. THE EFFECT OF INCREASE OF POPULATION UPON THE DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH.
    • CHAPTER III. THE EFFECT OF IMPROVEMENTS IN THE ARTS UPON THE DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH.
    • CHAPTER IV. EFFECT OF THE EXPECTATION RAISED BY MATERIAL PROGRESS.
  • BOOK V. THE PROBLEM SOLVED.
    • CHAPTER I. THE PRIMARY CAUSE OF RECURRING PAROXYSMS OF INDUSTRIAL DEPRESSION.
    • CHAPTER II. THE PERSISTENCE OF POVERTY AMID ADVANCING WEALTH.
  • BOOK VI. THE REMEDY.
    • CHAPTER I. INSUFFICIENCY OF REMEDIES CURRENTLY ADVOCATED.
    • CHAPTER II. THE TRUE REMEDY.
  • BOOK VII. JUSTICE OF THE REMEDY.
    • CHAPTER I. THE INJUSTICE OF PRIVATE PROPERTY IN LAND.
    • CHAPTER II. THE ENSLAVEMENT OF LABORERS THE ULTIMATE RESULT OF PRIVATE PROPERTY IN LAND.
    • CHAPTER III. CLAIM OF LAND OWNERS TO COMPENSATION.
    • CHAPTER IV. PRIVATE PROPERTY IN LAND HISTORICALLY CONSIDERED.
    • CHAPTER V. OF PROPERTY IN LAND IN THE UNITED STATES.
  • BOOK VIII. APPLICATION OF THE REMEDY.
    • CHAPTER I. PRIVATE PROPERTY IN LAND INCONSISTENT WITH THE BEST USE OF LAND.
    • CHAPTER II. HOW EQUAL RIGHTS TO THE LAND MAY BE ASSERTED AND SECURED.
    • CHAPTER III. THE PROPOSITION TRIED BY THE CANONS OF TAXATION.
    • CHAPTER IV. INDORSEMENTS AND OBJECTIONS.
  • BOOK IX. EFFECTS OF THE REMEDY.
    • CHAPTER I. OF THE EFFECT UPON THE PRODUCTION OF WEALTH.
    • CHAPTER II. OF THE EFFECT UPON DISTRIBUTION AND THENCE UPON PRODUCTION.
    • CHAPTER III. OF THE EFFECT UPON INDIVIDUALS AND CLASSES.
    • CHAPTER IV. OF THE CHANGES THAT WOULD BE WROUGHT IN SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND SOCIAL LIFE.
  • BOOK X. THE LAW OF HUMAN PROGRESS.
    • CHAPTER I. THE CURRENT THEORY OF HUMAN PROGRESS—ITS INSUFFICIENCY.
    • CHAPTER II. DIFFERENCES IN CIVILIZATION—TO WHAT DUE.
    • CHAPTER III. THE LAW OF HUMAN PROGRESS.
    • CHAPTER IV. HOW MODERN CIVILIZATION MAY DECLINE.
    • CHAPTER V. THE CENTRAL TRUTH.
  • CONCLUSION. THE PROBLEM OF INDIVIDUAL LIFE.
  • INDEX.
  • FOOTNOTES:
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