The Forgotten Man and Other Essays

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The Forgotten Man and Other Essays  (1918) 
by William Graham Sumner
The fourth of four anthologies of essays on economics, liberty, and sociology by Sumner, edited by Albert Galloway Keller. Page scans are available.

THE

FORGOTTEN MAN

AND

OTHER ESSAYS


BY

WILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER


EDITED BY

ALBERT GALLOWAY KELLER


NEW HAVEN

YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

LONDON: HUMPHREY MILFORD

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

MDCCCCXVIII

Copyright, 1919,

By Yale University Press

CONTENTS

PAGE
Preface 3
Protectionism, the –Ism which Teaches that Waste Makes Wealth (1885) 9
Tariff Reform (1888) 115
What is Free Trade? (1886) 123
Protectionism Twenty Years After (1906) 131
Prosperity Strangled by Gold (1896) 141
Cause and Cure of Hard Times (1896) 149
The Free-Coinage Scheme is Impracticable at every Point (1896) 157
The Delusion of the Debtors (1896) 165
The Crime of 1873 (1896) 173
A Concurrent Circulation of Gold and Silver (1878) 183
The Influence of Commercial Crises on Opinions about Economic Doctrines (1879) 213
The Philosophy of Strikes (1883) 239
Strikes and the Industrial Organization (1887) 249
Trusts and Trades-unions (1888) 257
An Old "Trust" (1889) 265
Shall Americans Own Ships? (1881) 273
Politics in America, 1776–1876 (1876) 285
The Administration of Andrew Jackson (1880) 337
The Commercial Crisis of 1837 (1877 or 1878) 371
The Science of Sociology (1882) 401
Integrity in Education 409
Discipline 423
The Coöperative Commonwealth 441
The Forgotten Man (1883) 465
Bibliography 499
Index 521


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