The Works Volume 7 – Walter Bagehot
Walter Bagehot was one of the most famous 19th-century British journalists and essayists, whose major works refer to government, economics, and literature. This is the seventh out of nine volumes with his most important writings, this one containing literary and historical essays as well as economic studies:
Adam Smith As A Person
Lord Althorp And The Reform Act Of 1832
The Postulates Of English Political Economy
The Preliminaries Of Political Economy
Adam Smith And Our Modern Economy
The Growth Of Capital
Cost Of Production
Matthew Arnold On The London University
… and many more …
The Works Volume 7.
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Biography of Walter Bagehot (from Wikipedia):
Bagehot was born in Langport, Somerset, England, on 3 February 1826. His father, Thomas Watson Bagehot, was managing director and vice-chairman of Stuckey’s Banking Company. He attended University College London (UCL), where he studied mathematics, and in 1848 earned a master’s degree in moral philosophy. Bagehot was called to the bar by Lincoln’s Inn, but preferred to join his father in 1852 in his family’s shipping and banking business.
In 1858, Bagehot married Elizabeth (Eliza) Wilson (1832–1921), whose father, James Wilson, was the founder and owner of The Economist; the couple were happily married until Bagehot’s untimely death at age 51, but had no children. A collection of their love-letters was published in 1933.
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