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Unto this last and other writings (Rev. [ed.])

By: Ruskin, John Wilmer, Clive(Notes by) Wilmer, Clive(Introduction by) Wilmer, Clive(Edited by)

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First and foremost an outcry against injustice and inhumanity, "Unto this Last" is also a closely argued assault on the science of political economy, which dominated the Victorian period.

Ruskin was a profoundly conservative man who looked back to the Middle Ages as a Utopia, yet his ideas had a considerable influence on the British socialist movement. And in making his powerful moral and aesthetic case against the dangers of unhindered industrialization he was strangely prophetic.

This volume shows the astounding range and depth of Ruskin's work, and in an illuminating introduction the editor reveals the consistency of Ruskin's philosophy and his adamant belief that questions of economics, art and science could not be separated from questions of morality.

In Ruskin's words, 'There is no Wealth but Life.'

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