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Hildreth, Richard 1807-1865

Overview
Works: 229 works in 1,381 publications in 4 languages and 19,074 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Controversial literature  Biographies  Trials, litigation, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits  Academic theses  Trial and arbitral proceedings  Personal correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Composer
Classifications: E449, 340.1
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Most widely held works by Richard Hildreth
The theory of legislation by Jeremy Bentham( )

109 editions published between 1840 and 2017 in English and held by 3,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of legislation.--Principles of the civil code.--Principles of the penal code
Despotism in America: an inquiry into the nature, results, and legal basis of the slave-holding system in the United States by Richard Hildreth( Book )

79 editions published between 1840 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of banks; to which is added a demonstration of the advantages and necessity of free competition in the business of banking by Richard Hildreth( )

47 editions published between 1837 and 2001 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also attributed to John H. Eastburn
The slave; or, Memoirs of Archy Moore by Richard Hildreth( Book )

89 editions published between 1836 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written sixteen years before Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, this is a fictional narrative of a black man's efforts to escape slavery
The history of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth( Book )

76 editions published between 1849 and 1991 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of politics; an inquiry into the foundations of governments and the causes and progress of political revolutions by Richard Hildreth( )

42 editions published between 1853 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author addresses elements of political power, forms of government and political revolutions, and how governments influence the progress of civilization and human happiness in general. He raises questions on inequality, authority, wealth, democracy, and cites examples from throughout history." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
Atrocious judges. Lives of judges infamous as tools of tyrants and instruments of oppression by John Campbell Campbell( )

27 editions published between 1856 and 2006 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white slave; or, Memoirs of a fugitive by Richard Hildreth( )

44 editions published between 1852 and 2014 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ye who would know what evils man can inflict upon his fellow without reluctance, hesitation, or regret; ye who would learn the limit of human endurance, and with what bitter anguish and indignant hate the heart may swell, and yet not burst, - peruse these memoirs!"--Page 1
The history of the United States of America : from the discovery of the continent to the organization of government under the federal constitution by Richard Hildreth( Book )

33 editions published between 1849 and 1971 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final chapters of the last volume of this three-volume set includes detailed information about the writing of the U.S. Constitution, including the major figures involved, the organization of the government, the Bill of Rights and more. Chapter XLVII includes information about ratio of representation, Hamilton's speech, branches of government and more
Theory of morals: an inquiry concerning the law of moral distinctions and the variations and contradictions of ethical codes by Richard Hildreth( Book )

22 editions published between 1844 and 2010 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first of six Treatises which collectively I propose to entitle "Rudiments of the Science of Man." They will be published in the following order: Theory of Morals, Theory of Politics, Theory of Wealth, Theory of Taste, Theory of Knowledge, Theory of Education. The peculiarity of these Treatises will consist in an attempt to apply rigorously and systematically to their several subjects the Inductive Method of Investigation,a method which in Physical Science has proved successful beyond expectation; but which, hitherto, for powerful but temporary reasons, has been very partially employed, and, in consequence, with very small results, upon the yet nobler and more important Science of Man. The daily increasing interest with which that science is regarded, and the great social problems which depend upon it for solution, seem to demand for its several branches a more patient, thorough, comprehensive, experimental investigation, than they have yet received. Such will be the aim of these Treatises. However short of that aim I may fall, I shall at least claim the merit of an earnest, honest, thoughtful, laborious endeavour"--Publicity materials. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)
Japan as it was and is by Richard Hildreth( Book )

39 editions published between 1855 and 2011 in English and German and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains early history of Japan, early European knowledge, travels of Marco Polo & others, the Portuguese, Pinto's visit, establishement of Christian missions, detailed history of the 17th through the 19th centuries ewnding with visit of Perry to Japan & the Harris Treaty. Also with coverage of Nagasaki, the Dutch role, activities of the Portuguese & Spanish missionaries, their competition with each other, & the activities of the Jesuits, & their influence on Japan
Banks, banking, and paper currencies : in three parts. I. History of banking and paper money -- II. Argument for open competition in banking -- III. Apology for one-dollar notes by Richard Hildreth( Book )

16 editions published between 1840 and 1972 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to His Excellency Marcus Morton, on banking and the currency by Richard Hildreth( )

16 editions published between 1840 and 1978 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people's presidential candidate; or The life of William Henry Harrison, of Ohio by Richard Hildreth( )

24 editions published between 1839 and 1981 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archy Moore, the white slave : or, memoirs of a fugitive by Richard Hildreth( Book )

14 editions published between 1855 and 2010 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "ruin" of Jamaica by Richard Hildreth( )

16 editions published between 1855 and 1970 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The White slave. Another picture of slave life in America by Richard Hildreth( )

29 editions published between 1852 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of slavery in Virginia
Hildreth's "Japan as it was and is" : a handbook of old Japan by Richard Hildreth( Book )

28 editions published between 1855 and 2015 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of legislation by Jeremy Bentham( )

10 editions published between 1840 and 1911 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whatever may be thought of the Principle of Utility, when considered as the foundation of morals, no one now-a-days will undertake to deny that it is the only safe rule of legislation. To establish and illustrate this proposition, and to show how it ought to be, and might be carried into practice, was the aim and end of Bentham's life and writings. Bacon derives his fame from the fact that he was the first who fully appreciated and formally laid down the proposition, now familiar to everybody, that experiment and observation are the only solid bases of the physical sciences. In the moral sciences, and especially in legislation, the principle of utility is the only certain guide; and, in the estimation of an impartial posterity, Bentham will rank with Bacon, as an original genius of the first order. During a long life, devoted solely and assiduously to the study of jurisprudence, besides his occasional publications, he produced an immense mass of manuscripts, containing a fund of most valuable ideas, but unshaped, unarranged, and in a state quite unfit for publication. Fortunately for the cause of science, these materials were not left to perish; an interpreter, a compiler, a spokesman was found, every way worthy of the task he assumed. Dumont, a citizen of Geneva, whom political troubles had driven from his own country, after a residence of some years at St. Petersburg, where he gained a high reputation as a preacher of the Reformed Church, came to London under the patronage of the Lansdowne family, and there made Bentham's acquaintance. He became his friend and disciple, was permitted to examine and to study his manuscript treatises; and, having discovered the value of this hidden treasure, he solicited the task of arranging, condensing, filling out, compiling, and translating into the French language. As soon as Bentham had discovered the great divisions, the great classifications of laws, he embraced legislation as a whole, and formed the vast project of treating it in all its parts. He considered it not as composed of detached works, but as forming a single work. He had before his eyes the general chart of the science, and after that model he framed particular charts of all its departments. Hence it follows that the most striking peculiarity of his writings is their perfect correspondence. Among Dumont's first publications from the manuscripts of Bentham, was the treatise of which these volumes contain a translation. He afterwards brought out several other works compiled in the same way, and from the same sources; and it is only in these compilations that we find anything like a clear and complete development of the ideas of Bentham, or a full exposition of his system of legislation. Public attention in America is every day more and more attracted to the subject of Legal Reform; and the translator flatters himself that he will have performed a useful and acceptable service, in restoring to its native English tongue the following treatise. It includes a vast field, never before surveyed upon any regular plan, and least of all according to such principles as Bentham has laid down. In the application of those principles he has, doubtless, made some mistakes; for mistakes are of necessity incident to a first attempt. But he has himself furnished us with the means of detecting those mistakes and of correcting them. He asks us to receive nothing on his mere authority. He subjects everything to the test of General Utility." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
 
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The theory of legislation
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Despotism in America: an inquiry into the nature, results, and legal basis of the slave-holding system in the United StatesTheory of politics; an inquiry into the foundations of governments and the causes and progress of political revolutionsAtrocious judges. Lives of judges infamous as tools of tyrants and instruments of oppressionJapan as it was and isHildreth's "Japan as it was and is" : a handbook of old Japan
Alternative Names
Archy Moore, Author of 1807-1865

Author of Archy Moore 1807-1865

Hildreth 1807-1865 M.

Hildreth, M., 1807-1865

Hildreth, R.

Hildreth, R 1807-1865

Hildreth, R. (Richard), 1807-1865

Hildrets, R. 1807-1865

Khilʹdret, R.

Khilʹdret, R 1807-1865

Moore, Archy

Moore Archy 1807-1865

Richard Hildreth Amerikaans journalist (1807-1865)

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Ричард Хилдрет

Хилдрет Р.

Хилдрет Ричард

Хильдрет, Ричард 1807-1865

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French (4)

Swedish (3)

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