Synopses & Reviews
Written in 1883, this political and economic treatise is even more pertinent today than at the time of its first publication. Sumner champions the rights of the individual over the state and organized pressure groups. He defines the important role that the "Forgotten Man" must play in our social and economic development.
Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press
Classic treatise on the importance of maintaining the rights of the individual in the face of expanding state control manipulated by organized pressure groups.
About the Author
William Graham Sumner was a 19th century social scientist who became famous as one of the first philosophers that stressed the rights of the individual over the control mechanisms wielded by the state.