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Author Neufeldt, Leonard.
Title The economist : Henry Thoreau and enterprise / Leonard N. Neufeldt.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.

Subject Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Knowledge -- Economics.
Economics in literature.
Economics -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 210 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An enterprise of self-culture in a culture of enterprise -- The economist of Walden -- Comparative demands -- The young man's guide -- The American success manual for young men -- Walden as parody.
Summary This is a study of Thoreau's participation in the economic discourse of his time, when America underwent an unprecedented transformation in economic thinking and behaviour.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780195363333 (electronic bk.)
0195363337 (electronic bk.)
0195057899 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 252586007
Additional Format Print version: Neufeldt, Leonard. Economist. New York : Oxford University Press, 1989 0195057899 9780195057898 (DLC) 88021000 (OCoLC)18166036