Essays, literary, political and oeconomical
- Gardiner, John, active 1758-1792.
About this work
Edinburgh : Printed by D. Willison, Craig's Close, for the author, 1803.
2 volumes ; (8vo)
v.1. Conjectures on the origin of language--On the different races of men--On the formation of the minds of children, previous to a literary education--On the principal causes that promote or retard population, being the circumstances from which the precise degree of power in every state may be estimated.--v.2. Historical remarks and observations on government, and on the causes which have at all times obstructed its advancement to a free constitution--Observations on the principal causes which promote or retard the advancement of literature, commerce, and the arts.
Includes bibliographic references