Progress and Poverty

by Henry George

----- Chapter 1 - The Great Enigma of Our Times -----
----- Chapters 2 & 3 - Defining Terms...Wages & Capital -----
----- Chapters 4 & 5 - Source of Wages...Functions of Capital -----
----- Chapter 6 - Population & Subsistence -----
----- Chapters 7 & 8 - Distribution of Wealth...Law of Rent -----
----- Chapters 9&10 - Law of Wages...Interest on Capital -----
----- Chapters 11 & 12 - Effects of Progress...Unbounded Savannah -----
----- Chapters 13 & 14 - Industrial Depressions...Persistence of Poverty -----
----- Chapters 15 & 16 - Proposed Remedies...The Enigma Resolved -----
----- Chapters 17 & 18 - Canons of Taxation...Endorsements & Objections -----
----- Chapters 19 & 20 - Property in Land Historically Considered...
Rightful Basis of property
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----- Chapter 21 - Claim of Landowners to Compensation -----
----- Chapters 22 & 23 - Changes in Economic & Social Life...
Master Motive of Human Action
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----- Chapter 24 - Law of Human Progress -----
----- Chapters 25 & 26 - How Civilization May Decline...Call of Liberty -----
----- Chapter 27 - Conclusion...Biographical Sketch -----


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