Earth-Hunger and Other Essays

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Earth-Hunger and Other Essays  (1913) 
by William Graham Sumner
The second of four anthologies of essays on economics, liberty, and sociology by Sumner, edited by Albert Galloway Keller. Page scans are available.


William Graham Sumner
[1902]

EARTH-HUNGER

AND
OTHER ESSAYS

BY
WILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER

EDITED BY
ALBERT GALLOWAY KELLER


NEW HAVEN: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
LONDON: HUMPHREY MILFORD
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
MDCCCCXIV

PREFATORY NOTE

ALL rights on the essays in this work are reserved by the holders of the copyright. The publishers named in the subjoined list are the proprietors, either in their own right, or as agents for the author of the Essays of which the titles are given below, and of which the ownership is thus specifically noted. The Yale University Press makes grateful acknowledgment to the Publishers whose names appear below for their courteous permission to include in the present work the Essays of which they were the original publishers.

Yale University Press

The Cosmopolitan: "First Steps toward a Millennium." The Independent: "Is Liberty a Lost Blessing?" "Who is Free? Is it the Savage?" "Who is Free? Is it the Civilized Man?" " Who is Free? Is it the Millionaire?" "Who is Free? Is it the Tramp?" "Liberty and Responsibility," "Liberty and Law," "Liberty and Discipline," "Liberty and Property," "Liberty and Opportunity," "Liberty and Labor," "Does Labor Brutalize?" "Liberty and Machinery," "The Disappointment of Liberty," "Some Points in the New Social Creed," "An Examination of a Noble Sentiment," "The Banquet of Life," "Some Natural Rights," "The Abolition of Poverty," "The Boon of Nature," "Land Monopoly," "A Group of Natural Monopolies," "Another Chapter on Monopoly," "The Family Monopoly," "The Family and Property,"

"The State and Monopoly," "Democracy and Plutocracy," "Definitions of Democracy and Plutocracy," "Conflict of Democracy and Plutocracy," "Democracy and Modem Problems," "Separation of State and Market," "Social War in Democracy." Messrs. D. Appleton & Company: "What is Civil Liberty?" Messrs. Chas. Scribner's Sons: Combined with "Books and Reading for the Young," by J. H. Smart. "What Our Boys Are Reading." The North American Review: "Sociological Fallacies."
CONTENTS
PAGE
Preface v
Autobiography [1903] 3
The Teacher's Unconscious Success 9
The Scientific Attitude of Mind 17

Earth Hunger 31
Purposes and Consequences 67
Rights 79
Equality 87
First Steps Toward a Millennium [1888] 93
 
LIBERTY
[1887–1889]
What Is Civil Liberty? 109
Is Liberty a Lost Blessing? 131
Who Is Free? Is It the Savage? 136
Who Is Free? Is It the Civilized Man? 140
Who Is Free? Is It the Millionaire? 109
What Is Civil Liberty? 145
Who Is Free? Is It the Tramp? 150
Liberty and Responsibility 156
Liberty and Law 161
Liberty and Discipline 166
Liberty and Property 171
Liberty and Opportunity 176
Liberty and Labor 181
Does Labor Brutalize? 187
Liberty and Machinery 193
The Disappointment of Liberty 198
 


This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.