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Henry George

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1839 - 1897

Nationality:
English

Historical Period:
The 19th Century

A prolific author who was a strong defender of free trade and an advocate of the idea of a single tax on land. George believed that a single tax on land would be sufficient to fund government activities. It would be based upon the unimproved value of the land. [The image comes from “The Warren J. Samuels Portrait Collection at Duke University.”]

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