Hobhouse: Liberalism and Other Writings / Edition 1

Hobhouse: Liberalism and Other Writings / Edition 1

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Hobhouse: Liberalism and Other Writings / Edition 1

L.T. Hobhouse was the most sophisticated intellectual exponent of liberal social reform in the early years of the twentieth century. This edition of his classic Liberalism, which includes a number of his other contemporaneous writings, will be of interest to a broad range of students and scholars in politics and the history of political thought.

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ISBN-13: 9780521437264
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Series: Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 909,455
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Liberalism: 1. Before liberalism; 2. The elements of liberalism; 3. The movement of theory; 4. 'Laissez-faire'; 5. Gladstone and Mill; 6. The heart of liberalism; 7. The state and the individual; 8. Economic liberalism; 9. The future of liberalism; Part II. Other Writings: 10. Government by the people; 11. The growth of the state; 12. The individual and the state; 13. Irish nationalism and liberal principle; 14. The historical evolution of property, in fact and in idea.

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