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Hobhouse : Liberalism and Other Writings - L. T. Hobhouse


Liberalism and Other Writings

Paperback Published: 28th March 1994
ISBN: 9780521437264
Number Of Pages: 248

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L. T. Hobhouse's Liberalism (1911), which has acquired the status of a modern classic, is the most enduring statement of the political principles which animated British liberal social reformers in the early years of the twentieth century. While written in a popular style, it is actually a theoretical work of some subtlety, combining an historical analysis of the evolution of liberal doctrine with a philosophical discussion of the character of liberal belief, and proposing a reformulation of liberalism which emphasises community, individual welfare rights, and an activist state. This new edition of the work includes a number of his other writings from the same period, and will be of interest to a broad range of students and scholars in politics and the history of political thought.

Before liberalism
The elements of liberalism
The movement of theory
Gladstone and Mill
The heart of liberalism
The state and the individual
Economic liberalism
The future of liberalism
Other Writings
Government by the people
The growth of the state
The individual and the state
Irish nationalism and liberal principle
The historical evolution of property, in fact and in idea
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ISBN: 9780521437264
ISBN-10: 0521437261
Series: Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 28th March 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 13.72  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.3