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By Robert Molesworth

The Liberty Fund version of An Account of Denmark, with its comparable texts, is the 1st sleek version 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 in addition his translation of Francogallia and Some concerns for the marketing of Agriculture and utilizing the Poor. those texts encompass Molesworth’s significant political statements on liberty in addition to his very important and understudied techniques for the appliance of liberty to financial development, all provided right here with editorial equipment to supply ancient and contextual history for the reader.

In An Account of Denmark, "Robert Molesworth famously clinically determined the motives 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, opting for the contaminating ideologies and institutions."Robert Molesworth (1656–1725) used to be an Irish flesh presser and diplomat.

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

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