Created: July 3, 2010
Updated: 31 January, 2023


This collection of books will span the mid-17th century to the end of the 19th century, so the English Revolution, the Enlightenment, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the heyday of classical liberalism in the 19th century.

Title: Thomas Hodgskin, Labour Defended against the Claims of Capital. Or the Unproductiveness of Capital proved with reference to the present Combinations amongst Journeymen. With an Introduction by G.D.H. Cole (London: The Labour Publishing Company Ltd., 1825).

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Comment: Claimed by many socialists as "one of them" Hodgskin is in fact a radical individualist and supporter of free trade and free markets.

Guillaumin Collection: English Classical Liberalism

OLL: Thomas Hodgskin