August Sartorius von Waltershausen
He was born in Göttingen, the son of Wolfgang Sartorius von Waltershausen. He was educated in the University of Göttingen, became professor at Zurich in 1885, and in 1888 was appointed professor of economics (German: Nationalökonomie) in Strassburg, where he remained until 1918. He is the father of Hermann Wolfgang von Waltershausen (Göttingen, 12 October 1882 - Munich, 14 June 1954), a German composer, conductor, teacher and writer.
His principal works deal with American economic and industrial problems and include
- Die Zukunft des Deutschtums in den Vereinigten Staaten (The future of German culture in the United States, 1885) (ZBZOnline)
- Nordamerikanische Gewerkschaften (North American unions, 1886)
- Moderner Sozialismus in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika (Modern socialism in the United States of America, 1890)
- Arbeitsverfassung der englischen Kolonien in Nordamerika (Work contracts in the English colonies of North America, 1894)
- Handelsbilanz der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika (Trade balance of the United States of America, 1901)
He was one of the editors of the Handwörterbuchs der Staatswirtschaften.
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- "Waltershausen genealogy: August Sartorius von Waltershausen". Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 22 July 2011.
- Franz Menges. "Sartorius v. Waltershausen". Neue Deutsche Biographie. 22. p. 439.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "Sartorius von Waltershausen, August". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.
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