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By Robert Molesworth

ISBN-10: 0865978034

ISBN-13: 9780865978034

ISBN-10: 0865978042

ISBN-13: 9780865978041

The Liberty Fund variation of An Account of Denmark, with its comparable texts, is the 1st glossy 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 additionally his translation of Francogallia and Some concerns for the selling of Agriculture and making use of the Poor. those texts encompass Molesworth’s significant political statements on liberty in addition to his vital and understudied innovations for the appliance of liberty to fiscal development, all provided right here with editorial gear to supply ancient and contextual history for the reader.

In An Account of Denmark, "Robert Molesworth famously clinically determined the reasons of a disordered commonwealth," writes Champion within the creation. "Unlike the reception of Locke, Molesworth's writings supplied perception into procedures of corruption instead of easily a suite of prescriptive juristic values. within the Account of Denmark, in particular, Molesworth verified how tyranny labored, picking the contaminating ideologies and institutions."Robert Molesworth (1656–1725) used to be an Irish baby-kisser and diplomat.

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

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