An Account of Denmark (The Thomas Hollis Library) by Robert Molesworth PDF

By Robert Molesworth

ISBN-10: 0865978034

ISBN-13: 9780865978034

ISBN-10: 0865978042

ISBN-13: 9780865978041

The Liberty Fund version of An Account of Denmark, with its comparable texts, is the 1st smooth version of Molesworth’s writings. This quantity provides not just An Account, a textual content that for many of the eighteenth century was once well-known as one of many canonical works of Whiggism, but in addition his translation of Francogallia and Some issues for the marketing of Agriculture and utilising the Poor. those texts encompass Molesworth’s significant political statements on liberty in addition to his vital and understudied concepts for the applying of liberty to fiscal development, all provided right here with editorial gear to supply old and contextual heritage for the reader.

In An Account of Denmark, "Robert Molesworth famously clinically determined the factors of a disordered commonwealth," writes Champion within the advent. "Unlike the reception of Locke, Molesworth's writings supplied perception into strategies of corruption instead of easily a collection of prescriptive juristic values. within the Account of Denmark, particularly, Molesworth verified how tyranny labored, choosing the contaminating ideologies and institutions."Robert Molesworth (1656–1725) was once an Irish flesh presser and diplomat.

Justin Champion is Chair of the heritage division at Royal Holloway university, college of London.David Womersley is Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature on the collage of Oxford.

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