The Art of Money Getting

The Art of Money Getting

P. T. Barnum

American showman P.T. Barnum became famous for founding what would become the Barnum & Bailey Circus, but he also pursued many other business ventures throughout his life. In this book written later in his life, Barnum provides practical wisdom from his experiences on how to build and maintain wealth. This timeless financial wisdom is applicable to both business practices and to personal money management.

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The History of Money in America

The History of Money in America

Alexander Del Mar

The history of monetary systems in America can best be told after clearing the ground with a brief review of the monetary condition and circumstances of the states of Europe at the time when America was discovered. Strictly speaking, these circumstances would carry us back quite to the beginning of metallic money in Greece. Chapters include: The Discovery of America; The Conquest; El Dorado; Moneys of the North American Tribes; The Seven…

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The Wealth of Nations

The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. First published in 1776, the book offers one of the world’s first collected descriptions of what builds nations’ wealth and is today…

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Women and Economics

Women and Economics

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Women and Economics – A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution is a book written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and published in 1898. It is considered by many to be her single greatest work, and as with much of her writing, the book touches a few dominant themes: the transformation of marriage, the family, and the home, with her central argument: “the economic independence…

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