Thomas Robert Malthus Principal Works - Essay

Principal Works

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)

An Essay on the Principle of Population, As It Affects the Future Improvement of Society, with Remarks on the Speculations of Mr. Godwin, M. Condorcet, and Other Writers [anonymously] (essay) 1798; revised and enlarged as An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, A View of Its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness; with an Inquiry into our Prospects Respecting the Future Removal or Mitigation of the Evils Which It Occasions. 2 vols. 1803; revised and enlarged 1806, 1807, 1809; revised and enlarged, 3 vols. 1817; revised, 2 vols. 1826, 1890

An Investigation of the Cause of the Present High Price of Provisions: Containing an Illustration of the Nature and Limits of Fair Price in Time of Scarcity; and Its Application to the Particular Circumstances of This Country [anonymously] (essay) 1800

A Letter to Samuel Whitbread, Esq., M.P. on His Proposed Bill for the Amendment of the Poor Laws (letter) 1807

A Letter to the Rt. Hon. Lord Grenville, Occasioned by Some Observations of His Lordship on the East India Company's Establishment for the Education of Their Civil Servants (letter) 1813

Observations on the Effects of the Corn Laws, and of a Rise or Fall in the Price of Corn on the Agriculture and General Wealth of the Country (essay) 1814

The Grounds of an Opinion on the Policy of Restricting the Importation of Foreign Corn, Intended as an Appendix to “Observations on the Corn Laws” (essay) 1815

An Inquiry into the Nature and Progress of Rent, and the Principles by Which It Is Regulated (essay) 1815

Statements Respecting the East-India College, with an Appeal to Facts, in Refutation of the Charges Lately Brought against It in the Court of Proprietors (essay) 1817

Principles of Political Economy Considered with a View to Their Practical Application (essay) 1820; revised and enlarged 1836

The Measure of Value Stated and Illustrated, with an Application of It to the Alterations in the Value of the English Currency since 1790 (essay) 1823

Definitions in Political Economy, Preceded by an Inquiry into the Rules Which Ought to Guide Political Economists in the Definition and Use of Their Terms; with Remarks on the Deviation from These Rules in Their Writings (essay) 1827

A Summary View of the Principle of Population (essay) 1830

The Travel Diaries of Thomas Robert Malthus (diaries) 1966

The Pamphlets of Thomas Robert Malthus (pamphlets) 1970

The Works of Thomas Robert Malthus. 8 vols. (essays, letters, diaries, pamphlets) 1986