The Society of To-morrow: A Forecast of Its Political and Economic Organisation

Gustave de Molinari
Molinari, Gustave de
(1819-1912)
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Editor/Trans.
P. H. Lee Warner, trans.
First Pub. Date
1899
Publisher/Edition
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Pub. Date
1904
Comments
Appendix by Edward Atkinson, Introduction by Hodgson Pratt, Prefatory letter by Frédéric Passy.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover
Table of Contents
Annotated Bibliography by David Hart
Introduction by Hodgson Pratt
Letter to the Publishers from Frédéric Passy
Preface The Laws of Nature
Part I. The State of War
I. Formation of Primitive Communities and the Conditions Necessary to Their Existence
II. Competition Between Primitive Communities and Its Results
III. Competition Between States in Process of Civilisation
IV. Decline of Destructive Competition
V. Why the State of War Continues When It No Longer Fulfils a Purpose
VI. Consequences of the Perpetuation of the State of War
Part II. The State of Peace
I. The Collective Guarantee of the Security of Nations
II. The Free Constitution of Nationality
III. Free Constitution of Governments and Their Natural Functions
IV. Free Constitution of Governments and Their Natural Functions (continued)
V. Free Constitution of Governments and Their Natural Functions (continued)
VI. Subjection and Sovereignty of the Individual
VII. Impost and Contribution
VIII. Production of Articles of Naturally Individual Consumption
IX. Equilibrium of Production and Consumption
X. Distribution of Products and the Share of Capital in the Proceeds of Production
XI. Distribution of Products and the Share of Labour in the Proceeds of Production
XII. The Problem of Population
XIII. Consumption
XIV. The Expansion of Civilisation
XV. Summary and Conclusion
Part III. Notes
Note A. The Czar and Disarmament
Note B. Syndicates Restricting Competition, or "Trusts"
Note C. Effects of Industrial Progress on the Sphere of Production
Note D. Costs and Profits of State Colonisation
Note E. The Economic and Socialist Conceptions of the Society of the Future
Appendix The Cost to the United States of War and of Preparation for War from 1898 to 1904, by Edward Atkinson
Footnotes
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