Protection and Revenue in 1877

Protection and Revenue in 1877

SUMNER, Prof. W. G.

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1883
  • Place Published: New York
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  • Condition: Good
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  • Details:
    Economic Monographs No. VIII. [2], 38 p. 20 cm. Numerous tables. Brown paper covers with black print. Some damp stains, ink signature and label to covers. Ink stamp and damp stain on title but rest of book clean. Lecture delivered before "The New York Free Trade Club" April 18, 1878. Discussion of: the similarity of all struggles to reform abuses; how protection lessens wealth; moral and social considerations; manufacturing vs. agriculture; diversification of industry; effect on distribution of population and strikes; analysis of foreign trade in 1877; specific examples of sugar, salt, tea, coffee; taxation on industrial supplies and manufactured goods; exports; countries US trades with; how the US ought to trade; etc.