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By Robert Molesworth

The Liberty Fund version of An Account of Denmark, with its comparable texts, is the 1st sleek variation of Molesworth’s writings. This quantity provides not just An Account, a textual content that for many of the eighteenth century used to be famous as one of many canonical works of Whiggism, but additionally his translation of Francogallia and Some issues 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 thoughts for the applying of liberty to financial development, all awarded the following with editorial equipment to supply historic and contextual historical past for the reader.

In An Account of Denmark, "Robert Molesworth famously clinically determined the reasons 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, in particular, Molesworth confirmed how tyranny labored, deciding upon the contaminating ideologies and institutions."Robert Molesworth (1656–1725) was once an Irish baby-kisser and diplomat.

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

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