This edition of Self-Help with illustrations of Conduct and Perseverance by Samuel Smiles is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.38(d)|
About the Author
Samuel Smiles (23 December 1812 - 16 April 1904), was a Scottish author and government reformer, who campaigned on a Chartist platform. But he concluded that more progress would come from new attitudes than from new laws. His masterpiece, Self-Help (1859), promoted thrift and claimed that poverty was caused largely by irresponsible habits, while also attacking materialism and laissez-faire government. It has been called "the bible of mid-Victorian liberalism", and it raised Smiles to celebrity status almost overnight.