First published between 1813 and 1828 The Pamphleteer is a unique collection of pamphlets and articles on a variety of subjects including philosophy, politics, political economy, jurisprudence, education and literature. An important forum of debate during a key period in modern history, The Pamphleteer abounds with works of significance and interest. The collection represents primary source material in the history of social sciences, and gives an invaluable overview of contemporary debates on a wide range of issues. Consisting of 58 parts in 29 volumes, The Pamphleteer contains about 550 pamphlets, with an average length of around 30 pages. It includes over 100 pamphlets published here for the first time, including Jeremy Bentham's first writings on a number of legal and economic matters. Other well known authors whose work is included in the collection are: Huskisson, Vansittart, Torrens, Crombie, Ganilh, Frend, Grenfell, Sinclair, the Earl of Liverpool, Heathfield, Naismith, Young, Clarkson, Blane, Thomas Smith, S. Gray, Brydges, Higgins, and Senior.
The editor and publisher of The Pamphleteer was Abraham John Valpy (1787-1854), a member of the distinguished literary family from Jersey. In addition to The Pamphleteer , Valpy became famous for publishing the Classical Journal (1810-29), and the reissue of Henry Stephens' Thesaurus Graecae Linguae . The Routledge/Thoemmes Press edition of The Pamphleteer features a new comprehensive author index to the 29 volumes in addition to the original subject index which is divided as follows: Agriculture (covered in 21 pamphlets); Biography (10 pamphlets); Divinity (18); East India Affairs (14); Ecclesiastical (24); Education (18); Finance (40); Fine Arts (3); Jurisprudence (33); Literature (26); Medical (16); Military (4); Miscellaneous (106); Philosophy (12); Politics (148); Political Economy (53) and Statistics (3).
Remarks on the State of the Corn Question after the Parliamentary Discussion of 1827Anon [No.57] The Life and Genius of Lord Byron Sir Walter Scott [No.47] Account of the Report of the National Society for the Education of the PoorAnon [NO.3] Letters on the Political and Financial Situation of the British Empire in the year 1816 F P Eliot, Esq. [No.13] Elements of a Plan for the Liquidation of the Public Debt of the United Kingdom Richard Heathfield [No.30] Letter to the Right Hon. R Peel, on the present state of the Law with respect to Assaults anon [No.52] Letter to the Right Hon. Lord Byron, protesting against the immolation of Gray, Cowper, and Campbell, at the shrine of Pope Anon [No.36] Observations on the Casual and Periodical Influence of Particular States of the Atmosphere on Human Health and Diseases, particularly Insanity T Forster MD [No.27] Essay on External PerceptionJ Fearn [No.6] Letter to M Talleyrand on the subject of the Slave Trade william Wilberforce, MP [No.10] Defence of Economy against the late Mr Burke Jeremy Bentham [No.17]