Conversations Between the Rabbi of the Boarding House and a Company of Intelligent Ladies and Gentlemen. Being a Series of Conversational Discussions, Pro and Con of the Labor Problem, Monopolies and Trusts, Mission of Machinery, Tariff, Fads in Schools, Official Incompetency, Posthumous Benefices, Newspapers, Patent Laws, the Coming Millennium, Sabbath Observance, the Silver Question, Single Tax, Paternalism, Etc. Etc.

TitleConversations Between the Rabbi of the Boarding House and a Company of Intelligent Ladies and Gentlemen. Being a Series of Conversational Discussions, Pro and Con of the Labor Problem, Monopolies and Trusts, Mission of Machinery, Tariff, Fads in Schools, Official Incompetency, Posthumous Benefices, Newspapers, Patent Laws, the Coming Millennium, Sabbath Observance, the Silver Question, Single Tax, Paternalism, Etc. Etc.
Year for Search1893
AuthorsYoung, Hon. H[arry] H.
Tertiary AuthorsYoung, Hon. H. H.
Date Published1893
PublisherD. Ramaley & Son
Place PublishedSt. Paul, MN
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

In the discussion, which is mostly critical, a picture of a better society emerges.The idea of a single tax on land, which is opposed here, originated with Henry George (1839-97). ). For Henry George’s explanation of the single tax, see his Progress and Poverty. An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and Of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth. The Remedy. San Francisco, CA: W. M. Hinton, 1879. Fiftieth Anniversary Ed. New York: The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 1929

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The author is described as the Ex-Secretary of the Minnesota State Board of Immigration.

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1893 Young, Hon. H[arry] H. Conversations Between the Rabbi of the Boarding House and a Company of Intelligent Ladies and Gentlemen. Being a Series of Conversational Discussions, Pro and Con of the Labor Problem, Monopolies and Trusts, Mission of Machinery, Tariff, Fads in Schools, Official Incompetency, Posthumous Benefices, Newspapers, Patent Laws, the Coming Millennium, Sabbath Observance, the Silver Question, Single Tax, Paternalism, Etc. Etc. St. Paul, MN: D. Ramaley & Son. MoU-St

In the discussion, which is mostly critical, a picture of a better society emerges. The idea of a single tax on land, which is opposed here, originated with Henry George (1839-97). For Henry George’s explanation of the single tax, see his Progress and Poverty. An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and Of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth. The Remedy. San Francisco, CA: W. M. Hinton, 1879. Fiftieth Anniversary Ed. New York: The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 1929.The author is described as the Ex-Secretary of the Minnesota State Board of Immigration.