Business & Economics

What Shall We Do?

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Leo Tolstoy


A vivid description of wealth and poverty in Russia in Tolstoy's day, an inquiry into the root causes of economic inequality, and a vision o…

Social Life in England 1750-1850

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F. J. Foakes-Jackson


In 1916, the Cambridge historian, F.J. Foakes-Jackson braved the wartime Atlantic to deliver the Lowell Lectures in Boston. In these wide-ra…

The London and Country Brewer

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Anonymous


The unknown author of this book, appears to have experienced too many unwholesome and unpleasant beers and ales on his numerous travels in L…

Thrift

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Samuel Smiles


"This book is intended as a sequel to Self-Help and Character. It might, indeed, have appeared as an introduction to these volumes; for…

A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy

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Karl Marx


As a precursor to Capital, Marx outlines his analysis of capitalism and critiques classical economic theories. - Summary by Tray

Travels in France During the Years 1787, 1788, 1789

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Arthur Young


Arthur Young, an English agriculturist, set out to write a travelogue on the state of agriculture in France and found himself in the midst o…

Money and Trade Considered

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John Law


Money and Trade Considered, With a Proposal for Supplying the Nation with Money was so much more than a mere proposal for a note-issuing ban…

The Chronicles of America Volume 09 - Colonial Folkways

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Charles Mclean Andrews and Charles Morris


This work according to the subtitle is "a chronicle of American life in the reign of the Georges." It describes land, locales, hou…

Report of the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms (The Brady Report)

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Presidential Task Force On Market Mechanisms


From the close of trading on Tuesday, October 13, 1987, to the close of trading on October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ("…

A Square Deal

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Theodore Roosevelt


Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt became the 26th president of the United States when president William McKinley was assassinated in 1901. As the …

Triumphant Democracy

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Andrew Carnegie


Subtitled "Fifty Years' March of the Republic," this is steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie's love letter to America, first published in …

A Battle of the Books

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Gail Hamilton


"When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for an author to dissolve the bands which have connected him with his publis…

The Trial of a New Society

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Justus Ebert


In 1912 textile workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts, mostly immigrants, went on strike in response to a pay cut, speedups, and unsafe working…

Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Businessmen

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Elbert Hubbard


Elbert Hubbard describes the homes of authors, poets, social reformers and other prestigious people, reflecting on how their surroundings ma…

The American Bee Journal. Vol. XVII, No. 11, Mar. 16, 1881

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Various


The American Bee Journal is the “oldest bee paper in America established in 1861 devoted to scientific bee-culture and the production and sa…

Ads and Sales: A Study of Advertising and Selling from the Standpoint of the Ne…

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Herbert Newton Casson


This book is a treatise on advertising as it was in the United States in 1911. "This book is the first attempt, as far as I know, to…

A History of the Comstock Silver Lode and Mines

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Dan Dequille


This is a brief account of the Comstock Lode silver mines, and description of the geographic features of the state of Nevada including the r…

The American Bee Journal. Vol. XVII, No. 12, Mar. 23, 1881

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Various


The American Bee Journal is the “oldest bee paper in America established in 1861 devoted to scientific bee-culture and the production and s…

The Rural Magazine and Literary Evening Fire-Side Vol 1 No 2

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Various


This is the second issue of a monthly agricultural magazine for the year 1820. From the introduction: "A leading object of the Rural Ma…

Gloves Past and Present

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Willard M. Smith


From the preface: "For thirty years I have devoted myself to the practical problems of the glove industry, and my connection with one o…

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