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By the same Author.
VOLUME I., 15s.
A TREATISE ON MONEY
ESSAYS ON MONETARY PROBLEMS. THIRD EDITION.
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THE contents of this volume in their original form were, for the most part, given as addresses during the last five years, and were intended to deal in a popular manner with various social problems.
The first six treat specially and directly of the conflicts between Labour and Capital, and of the interests of both in conciliation.
The next four, though dealing indirectly with the same topics, are designed to show more generally the importance of economic principles in legislation and administration.
The last two were suggested by a voyage around Africa, and are intended to illustrate the application of these principles in undeveloped countries. One of the best examples, perhaps, of the necessity of constantly appealing to the most elementary and generally admitted principles is furnished by the continuance under British dominion of slavery in Zanzibar.
As the best mode of defence is often attack, and the best mode of illustration is often contrast, it has been impossible to avoid controversy. In the case of