Surprisingly early description of wages as providing insurance as compared to the risky returns of business owners, who, as residual income claimants, guarantee the employees a consistent wage in exchange for the owners' shouldering the risks. See also Brief Review of this book.
The cuneiform inscription in the Liberty Fund logo is the earliest-known written appearance of the word "freedom" (amagi), or "liberty." It is taken from a clay document written about 2300 B.C. in the Sumerian city-state of Lagash.