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The Wealth of Nations, Volume 1 by Adam Smith 1910

The Wealth of Nations, Volume 2 by Adam Smith 1910

The Wealth of Nations, Abridged, 1884 (Students Edition)

The Rothschilds - the Financial rulers of nations by John Reeves 1887

A Treatise on Political Economy by Jean Baptiste Say 1830

The Dismal Science, a Criticism on Modern English Political Economy by William Dillon 1882

Social Value - a study in economic theory, critical and constructive by Benjamin Anderson 1911

The Value of Money by Benjamin Anderson 1917

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Volume 1 by Charles Mackay 1850

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Volume 2 by Charles Mackay 1850

Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Volume 3 by Charles Mackay 1850 (a classic work that discusses the Tulip Bubble in the 17th century)

Man, Money, and the Bible - Biblical Economics by John R Allen 1891

Unto this Last & other Essays on art and Political Economy by John Ruskin 1907

Principles of political economy by Thomas Malthus 1821

An Essay on the Principle of Population, Volume 1 by Thomas Malthus 1817

An Essay on the Principle of Population, Volume 2 by Thomas Malthus 1817

An Essay on the Principle of Population, Volume 3 by Thomas Malthus 1817

The Coins of the Bible and its Monetary Terms by James R Snowden 1864

The Money of the Bible by George C Williamson 1894

Capital and Interest, a critical history of economical theory by Eugen Von Bahm-Bawerk 1890

Karl Marx and the Close of His System by Eugen Von Bahm-Bawerk 1898

Lombard Street, a description of the Money Market by Walter Bagehot 1920

The Principles of Economics with applications to practical problems by Frank A Fetter 1904

Source book in Economics by Frank A Fetter 1913

Principles of economics, Volume 1 by Alfred Marshall

Elements of Economics of Industry 1 by Alfred Marshall 

Industry and Trade by Alfred Marshall 1920

Capital by Karl Marx 1904

Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx 1906

Political Economy, by Simonde de Sismondi, 1847

An Inquiry into the Principles of political Economy by Sir James Steuart, Volume 1, 1767

An Inquiry into the Principles of political Economy by Sir James Steuart, Volume 2, 1767

A Select Collection of Scarce and Valuable Economical Tracts (Defoe, Elking, Franklin, Turgot, Anderson, Schomberg, Townsend, Burke, Bell) 1859

Principles of Political Economy with some of their applications to social philosophy by John Stuart Mill 1920

An Introduction to the Theory of Value on the lines of Menger, Wieser, and Bohm-Bawerk by William Smart 1891

Belgian Democracy by Henri Pirenne 1915

The Works of David Ricardo 1888

The principles of political economy & taxation by David Ricardo 1912

Essays on some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy by John Stuart Mill 1874

On the Concept of Social Value by Joseph Schumpeter 1909

Socialism and the social movement by Werner Sombart 1909

Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy 1917 (the classic fictional story of Julian West, a young American who, towards the end of the 19th century, falls into a deep, hypnosis-induced sleep and wakes up 113 years later. He finds himself in the same location but in a totally changed [Socialistic] world)

The People's Marx (Abridged version of Capital) 1921

The Marxian Economic Handbook and Glossary by WH Emmett 1922

The Political Theories of P.J. Proudhon by Shi Yung Lu 1922

What is Property, By Pierre Joseph Proudhon 1840

The State - Its Nature, Object, and Destiny By Pierre Joseph Proudhon 1849

The Vatican - its History, its Treasures by Ernesto Begni 1914

The Tithe in Scripture by Henry Landsdell 1908

Mediaeval Socialism by Jarrett Bede 1914

An Introductory Lecture on Political Economy by Nassau William Senior 1827

Three lectures on the rate of wages by Nassau William Senior 1830

The engineers and the price system by Thorstein Veblen 1921

The Theory of the Leisure Class, an economic study of institutions by Thorstein Veblen 1918

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Max Weber 1920

The Physiocrats, 6 lectures on the French économistes of the 18th century by Henry Higgs 1897

The Gentle Art of Train Robbery by Jack Comegys 1905

Professional Criminals of America by Thomas Byrnes 1886

Economic History of the United States by Ernest L Bogart 1914

Economic History of England by M Briggs 1914

The Theory and History of Banking by Charles Dunbar 1922

Train and Bank Robbers of the Wild West 1889

True History of the so-called £1,000,000 Forgery, the bank duped: how the impregnable Bank of England showered its bags of gold on George Bidwell

The Economic Interpretation of History by Edwin Seligman 1902

Guild Socialism by Niles Carpenter 1922

The Case for Capitalism by Hartley Whithers 1920

Both Sides of the Tariff Question by the world's leading men 1890

Protectionism, the -ism which teaches that waste makes wealth by William Graham Sumner 1885

History of Economic Thought by Lewis Haney 1922

The Evolution of Modern Capitalism by JA Hobson 1907

The Roosevelt Panic of 1907 By Adolph Edwards 1907

The Causes of the Panic of 1893 by W. Jett Lauck 1907

A Short History of Coins and Currency by Sir John Lubbock 1902

United States Notes - a History of the various issues of paper money by the Government of the United States by John Jay Knox 1899

The Gold Standard by Gold standard defence association 1898

The Gold Standard: its causes, its effects, and its future by Wilhelm von Kardorff-Wabnitz 1880

New View Of Society by Robert Owen 1813

Letters to Malthus on Political Economy by Jean Baptiste Say 1821

Elements of Political Economy by James Mill 1826

Overproduction and Crises by Johann Karl Rodbertus 1908

General Theory of Political Economy by William Stanley Jevons 1886

Imperialism - A Study by John A Hobson 1902

Dictionary of Political Economy, Volume 1 by Sir Robert Palgrave 1915

Dictionary of Political Economy, Volume 2 by Sir Robert Palgrave 1915

Dictionary of Political Economy, Volume 3 by Sir Robert Palgrave 1915

Economic interpretation of history by James E Rogers 1888

Economic Determinism by Lida Parce 1913

The philosophy of wealth by John Bates Clark 1894

Principles of the economic philosophy of society, government and industry by Van Buren Denslow 1888

History of economics by Joseph Dewe 1908

Jesus an Economic Mediator bA treatise on political economy; (1830)y James Darby 1922

On the Principles of Political Economy by David Ricardo 1821

Outline of Economic by Richard Ely 1918

Political Economy For Beginners by MG Fawcett 1911

The Austrian Economists and their View of Value, article in the Journal of Economics 1889

Popular fallacies regarding trade by Frederic Bastiat 1882

Fallacies of protection by Frederic Bastiat 1909

Popular Fallacies Regarding General Interests by Frederic Bastiat 1849

An Introduction to the Study of Political Economy by Luigi Cossa 1893

The cause of business depressions as disclosed by an analysis of the basic principles of economics by Hugo Bilgram 1914

The federal reserve system by Henry Parker Willis 1920

The Federal reserve monster by Sam Clark 1922

The economics of socialism by HM Hyndman 1921

The economics of Herbert Spencer by Owen William 1891


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This 1901 book is the story of one man's ingenuity, perseverance and struggle in the construction of a grain elevator and of his exhilarating triumph.
Ayn Rand considered this her favorite novel, and wrote that "it has one element that I have never found in any other novel: the portrait of an efficacious man."

Political Economy For Beginners by MG Fawcett 1900

The Austrian Economists, article in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 1890

Facts and figures, the basis of economic science by E Atkinson 1904

The Case against Protection by E Cooke 1909

Fair trade unmasked by the Cobden Club 1887

Principles of Scientific Management by Frederick Winslow Taylor 1911

Inflation by J Shield Nicholson 1919 (The Abandonment of the Gold Standard During the War)

How the Federal Reserve was Evolved by 5 Men in Jekyl Island, article in the Current Opinion 1916

An Economic History of Rome by Tenney Frank 1920

Currency inflation and public debts by Edwin Seligman 1921

Fiat Money Inflation in France, how it came, what it brought and how it ended by Andrew Dickson White 1914

A Brief History of Pawnbroking by Alfred Hardaker 1892

Sound Money Monographs by William C Cornwell 1897 (Should Government Retire from Banking?, Gold Standard etc)

The History of Money in America by Alexander Del Mar 1899

The Science of Money by Alexander Del Mar 1899

Lorenzo de Medici and Florence in the 15th century by Edward Armstrong 1908

The Elements of the Science of Money by John Prince Smith 1813

Historical Summary of Metallic Money by Robert N Toppan 1884

The Mississippi Bubble: a Memoir of John Law by Adolphe Tiers 1859

John Law of Lauriston, Financier and Statesman, founder of the Bank of France, originator of the Mississippi Scheme by AW Wiston-Glynn 1907

The Financial Philosophy - The Principles of the science of money by George Wilson 1895

The Economic Principles of Confucius by Chen Huan-Chang 1911

The Law of Oresme, Copernicus, and Gresham by Thomas W Balch 1908

The Life Story of J. Pierpont Morgan by Carl Hovey 1911

Bulls and Bears of New York: With the Crisis of 1873 by Matthew Hale Smith - 1874

Economic Essays by Charles F Dunbar 1904 (Economic science in America, 1776-1876, The reaction in political economy, Ricardo's use of facts, Some precedents followed by Alexander Hamilton, The direct tax of 1861, The new income tax, Early banking Schemes in England, The bank of Venice etc)

My Adventures with Your Money by George Graham Rice 1913 (Dedicated to: To The American Damphool Speculator, surnamed the American Sucker, otherwise described herein as The Thinker - Who Thinks He Knowsi But Doesn't - Greetings. This book is for you! Read as you run, and may you run as you read.)

A History of Banking in all the Leading Nations, Volume 1 by William Graham Sumner 1896

A History of Banking in all the Leading Nations, Volume 2 by William Graham Sumner 1896

A History of Banking in all the Leading Nations, Volume 3 by William Graham Sumner 1896

A History of Banking in all the Leading Nations, Volume 4 by William Graham Sumner 1896

Coins & Medals as Aids to the Study and Verification of Holy Writ by Stanley Clark Bagg 1863

Mohammedan (Islamic) Theories of Finance by Nicolas P Aghnides 1916

Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie 1920

The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie 1901

The Rise and Progress of the Standard Oil Company by Gilbert H Montague 1903

Life of P. T. Barnum, Written by himself, Including his golden rules for Money-making 1888

The Story of Money - A Science Hand-book of Money Questions by E.C. Towne 1900

Gold and Silver as Currency - in the light of experience, historical, economical, and practical by James G Patterson 1896

Bimetallism -  a summary and examination of the arguments for and against a bimetallic (Gold and Silver) system of currency by Leonard Darwin 1898

Monetary Economics by William W Carlile 1912

Economic method and economic fallacies by William W Carlile 1904

Monetary and industrial fallacies by John B Howe 1878

Abraham Lincoln - Protectionist 1916

Financial History of the United States by Davis R Dewey 1920

The Gilded Age by Mark Twain 1873

Acres of Diamonds by Russell Conwell 1915

My Life and Work by Henry Ford 1922

Way to Wealth by Benjamin Franklin 1814

The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián y Morales 1904

Pushing to the Front - Success under difficulties by Orison S Marden 1911

Paper against Gold - the Mystery of the Bank of England of the debt of the stocks of the sinking fund and of all the other tricks and contrivances carried on by the means of paper money by William Cobbett 1846

Legal Tender, a study in English and American Monetary History by Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, 1903

Great Britain in the latest Age, from laisser faire to State Control by AS Turberville 1921

The Story of Modern Progress by Willis M West 1920

The Struggle for Bread by Victor W Germains 1913

The Corner in Gold - Its History and Theory by FW Bain 1893

History of the Terrible Financial Panic of 1873

The History of Currency, 1252 to 1894 by William Arthur Shaw 1895 

A History of Commerce by Clive Day 1916

A History of the Precious Metals by Alexander Del Mar 1902

History of Monetary Systems, record of actual experiments in money made by various states of the ancient and modern world by Alexander Del Mar 1895

Paper Money, the money of civilization by James Harvey 1877

Money and Civilization by Alexander Del Mar 1886

The Mystery of Money Explained By James Taylor 1862

Tendencies in American Economic Thought By Sidney Sherwood 1897

The Economics of Laissez Faire by Harris Gilbert Franklin 1920

A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx 1904

Economic Liberalism by Hermanm Levy 1913 (keep in mind that 100 years ago "Liberalism" had a more libertarian [Laissez Faire] definition)

The Industrial Revolution by Charles Beard 1919

Marxian (Karl Marx) Economics by Karl Untermann 1911

The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company by George Bryce - 1900

Paper Money, the Root of Evil by Charles A. Mann - 1872

Benjamin Franklin as an Economist by WA Wetzel 1895

Contributions of Alchemy to Numismatics by Henry Carrington Bolton 1890

Economics for the People - Plain Talks on Economics by RR Bowker 1892

Economics for Beginners by Henry Dunning Macleod 1879

Political Economy for Beginners by Millicent Garrett Fawcett 1911

Antiquity of Coins by William Hume 1856

The President and the Motto on our Coins 1908 (In God We Trust)

Psychology of the Stock Market by GC Selden 1912

The Pitfalls of Speculation by Thomas Gibson 1916

Wall Street Speculation, its Tricks and its Tragedies by Francis C Keyes 1904

Betting and gambling by Seton Churchill 1894

Gambling (Fortuna) -The True Philosophy and Ethics of Gambling by James H Romain 1891

The New Philosophy of Money by Alfred B Westrup 1895

The Financial Philosophy - The Principles of the Science of Money by George Wilson 1895

The Mercantile System and Its Historical Significance by Gustav von Schmoller 1896

History of American Socialisms by George Noyes 1870 ("The only laudable object any one can have in rehearsing and studying the histories of the socialistic failures, is that of learning from them practical lessons for guidance in present and future experiments.")

Lectures against Socialism 1840

Economics and Socialism by Frederick Uttley Laycock 1895

Marxian Economics by Ernest Untermann - 1907

The Fallacy of Marx's Theory of Surplus-value by Henry Seymour - 1897

The Economic Theory of Risk and Insurance by Alan Herbert Willett - 1901

The Profits of Religon by Upton Sinclair 1918

Introduction to Economics by Alvin Saunders Johnson 1909

Introduction to Economics by John R Turner 1919

The Economics of Laissez Faire by Harris Gilbert Franklin 1920

History of the Great American Fortunes, Volume 1 by Gustavus Myers 1910

History of the Great American Fortunes, Volume 2 by Gustavus Myers 1910

History of the Great American Fortunes, Volume 3 by Gustavus Myers 1910

Great Riches by Charles William Eliot 1906

Inspired Millionaires; an Interpretation of America by Gerald Stanley Lee 1908

The Money God - Chapters of Heresy and Dissent Concerning Business Methods and Mercenary ideals in American Life by John C Van Dyke 1908

The Things that are Caesar's - a Defense of Wealth by Guy M Walker 1922

American Individualism by Herbert Hoover 1922

A Study of John D. Rockefeller: The Wealthiest Man in the World by Marcus Monroe Brown 1905

The Masters of Capital - a Chronicle of Wall Street by John Moody 1919

Men who are making America by BC Forbes 1917

John D. Rockefeller and his Career by Silas Hubbard 1904

Random Reminiscences of Men and Events by John D. Rockefeller 1909

Famous American Fortunes and the men who Have Made Them by Laura C Holloway 1889

The Life of George Peabody by Phebe A Hanaford 1870

The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie - 1901

The Life of James J. Hill - Volume 1 by Joseph Gilpin Pyle - 1917

The Life of James J. Hill - Volume 2 by Joseph Gilpin Pyle - 1917 (James J. Hill built the Great Northern Railroad without any government aid, even the right of way, through hundreds of miles of public lands, being paid for in cash)

Hidden Treasures - Why some Succeed while others Fail by Harry A Lewis 1887

The Vanderbilts and the Story of Their Fortune by WA Croffut 1886

The Life and Ventures of the original John Jacob Astor by Elizabeth Gebhard 1915

Life of John Jacob Astor by James Parton 1865

Men and Mysteries of Wall Street by James K Medbery 1870

Some Successful Americans by Sherman Williams 1904

The Age of Big Business - a Chronicle of the Captains of Industry by Burton J Hendrick 1920

The Life story of J. Pierpont Morgan by Carl Hovey 1911

Millionaires and Kings of Enterprise by James Burnley 1901

Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie 1920

The Rise and Progress of the Standard Oil Company by Gilbert H Montague 1903

Bulls and Bears of New York by William Hale Smith 1874

Financial History of the United States by Davis R Dewey 1920

America at Work by John F Fraser 1903

The Model T Ford Car by Victor W Page 1915

Industrial History of the United States by Louis Ray Wells 1922

The Economic History of the United States by Ernest Ludlow Bogart 1914

The Industrial Evolution of the United States by Carroll D Wright 1901

Captains of Industry by James Parton 1896

The Oil-well Driller: A History of the World's Greatest Enterprise By Charles Austin Whiteshot 1905

The Story of Oil by Walter S Tower 1909

The Carnegie Millions and the Men who Made Them - being the inside history of the Carnegie Steel Company by James H Bridge 1903

The Romance of Steel - the Story of a Thousand Millionaires by Herbert N Casson 1907

Life of Jay Gould, how he Made his Millions by Murat Halstead 1892

Wizard of Wall Street and his Wealth - The Life and Deeds of Jay Gould by Trumbull White 1893 

Financial Giants of America, Volume 1 by George F Redmond, 1922

Financial Giants of America, Volume 2 by George F Redmond, 1922

American Millionaires 1892

The Great Industries of the United States by Horace Greeley 1872

Jacob Henry Schiff - A Biographical Sketch 1921

Men of Business by William O Stoddard 1893

Readings in the Economic History of the United States by Ernest Lublow Bogart 1917

The Story of Bethlehem Steel by Arundel Cotter 1916

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  1. THE AUSTRIAN ECONOMISTS, article in Political Economy, Political Science and Sociology 1899

    As we have three founders of the German Historical School, so we have three prominent representatives of the more modern Austrian school, namely, Professor Carl Menger, Professor Friedrich von Wieser and Professor Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk.

    Our attention has already been directed to the Austrians in connection with the subject of economic method, and inasmuch as their services have been so largely connected with method, and furthermore inasmuch as their activity is so much more recent, it is necessary to say far less about them.

    The founder of the school is Professor Carl Menger and his two associates, as mentioned, have gained equal prominence. Indeed, the one best known in the English speaking world is Dr. Bohm-Bawerk, whose two works, _Capital and Interest_ and _The Positive Theory of Capital_ have been excellently translated into English by Professor William Smart of Glasgow, Scotland.

    The best known work of Professor Wieser is "Natural Value," also translated into English, while the far earlier work of Professor Carl Menger on the _General Principles of Economics_ is accessible only to those who read German.

    The Austrians stand for a reaction in favor of deduction, and they feel themselves more closely related to the English economists than to the Germans. They acknowledge the imperfections of the English economic systems, but they hold that these imperfections are due not to the deductive method, but to the faulty use of the deductive method. Their aim is to find a larger and broader basis for deduction.

    The doctrine of utility and value which has been presented in the lessons in this course is substantially that of the Austrian economists. A similar doctrine of value, based upon marginal utility, was presented in England by Professor Jevons at about the same time that it was worked out by Professor Menger. Both were independent workers in the same field, and to both great credit is due. The Austrians, however, are the ones who elaborated most fully the new doctrine of value and have shown its significance in the distribution of wealth.

    The Austrians have been engaged chiefly in critical work, re-examining older views, showing their errors and then attempting, in some instances at any rate, to replace them with sounder views. Professor Bohm-Bawerk especially may be mentioned in this connection. After examining critically and rejecting older views of interest, he presents one which he holds to be correct. He has also subjected to like destructive criticism the socialism of Karl Marx in his work entitled Karl Marx and the Close of his System. The Austrians have thus attacked vigorously the German economists and the German socialists. They are evidently aware of the fact that thus far their activity has been quite largely negative, and report has it that they intend later to present more positive results and to give us a constructive program of economic reform.

    It is a mistake to suppose that there is a real fundamental antagonism between the German economists and the Austrians. The Austrians have done a work which was needed. Attention had so long been given to the collection of facts and such emphasis had been laid upon the importance of historical investigation, that it was important to have attention again called to the province of deductive reasoning.

    The Austrians have learned much from the Germans, and the Germans are also profiting by the work of the Austrians. Economic thought and future development will absorb what is best both in the writings of the Austrians and in those of the Germans.