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The History of Standard Oil: Volume 1

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Ida M. Tarbell


The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in 1904. It was an exposé of the Standard Oil Com…

The Wealth of Nations, Book 2 and 3

Read by Stephen Escalera


Adam Smith


An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9…

How to Live on 24 Hours a Day (version 2)

Read by Phil Chenevert


Arnold Bennett


Are you really 'living', or just existing? Do you want to improve yourself or just continue to muddle through? Do you use the time given y…

Eryxias

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Eryxias (ΕΡΥΞΙΑΣ) may not have been written by Plato (ΠΛΑΤΩΝ). The dialogue discusses whether wealth has value and what the aim of philosoph…

Social Statics

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Herbert Spencer


Social Statics, or The Conditions essential to Happiness specified, and the First of them Developed is an 1851 book by the British polymath …

The People of the Abyss

Read by Peter Yearsley


Jack London


Jack London lived for a time within the grim and grimy world of the East End of London, where half a million people scraped together hardly …

Reflections on the Formation and Distribution of Wealth

Read by Jeff Dumas


Anne Robert Jacques Turgot


"This Essay May be Considered as the Germ of the Treatise on The Wealth of Nations, Written by the Celebrated Smith" —Condorcet's …

Economics

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Aristotle


Economics (Greek: ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΑ; Latin: Oeconomica) may not have been written by Aristotle. The author provides examples of methods used by the…

WELCOME TO THE BEEHIVE: A beginners guide to conquering the world of business

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Robert J. Safuto


Every one of us is engaged in a quest in this life. The quest is why we get up early in the mornings or very late at night and leave the saf…

The Theory of the Leisure Class

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Thorstein Veblen


Originally published by the Norwegian-American economist Thorstein Veblen while he was a professor at the University of Chicago in 1898, the…

Principles of Economics, Book 5: General Relations of Demand, Supply and Value

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Alfred Marshall


Principles of Economics was a leading economics textbook of Alfred Marshall (1842-1924), first published in 1890. Marshall began writing the…

You're Hired! Interview Skills to Get the Job

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Lorne Epstein


You're Hired! - Interview Skills to Get the Job demystifies the interviewing process with wisdom and wit from an authoritative source. For f…

The Wealth of Nations, Book 1

Read by Stephen Escalera


Adam Smith


An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9…

The Servile State

Read by Ray Clare


Hilaire Belloc


A clear boundary exists between the servile and the non-servile condition of labour, and the conditions upon either side of that boundary u…

The Principles of Economics with Applications to Practical Problems

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Frank Albert Fetter


Frank Albert Fetter was an American economist of the Austrian school, but referred to himself as a member of the “American Psychological Sch…

The Dynamic Manager's Guide To Advertising: How To Grow Your Business With Ads T…

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Dave Donelson


Effective small business advertising isn’t impossible, it’s just hard. It’s hard to make good ads, to buy efficient media, to judge results.…

Food Guide for War Service at Home

Read by Maria Kasper


Katherine Blunt


"The long war has brought hunger to Europe; some of her peoples stand constantly face to face with starvation. To meet all this great f…

The London and Country Brewer

Read by Steve C


Anonymous


The unknown author of this book, appears to have experienced too many unwholesome and unpleasant beers and ales on his numerous travels in L…

Fundamentals of Prosperity

Read by Phil Chenevert


Roger Babson


What these principles are and whence they come to us. "The fact is, we have become crazy over material things. We are looking only a…

The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier, Part 1

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Charles E. Flandrau


"It has been a little over fifty years since the organization of the Territory of Minnesota, which at its birth was a very small and un…

The Challenge of Waste

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Stuart Chase


"The Challenge of Waste" examines the wasteful nature of the competitive market system, particularly from a Veblenian point of vie…

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