Bonar, James

Bonar (1852-1941), political economist and historian of thought, was educated at Glasgow Academy and University, in Leipzig, Tübingen and Balliol College, Oxford. He was lecturer in East London (1877-80), examiner at the Civil Service Commission (junior, 1881, senior, 1895-1907) and deputy master of Canadian branch of Royal Mint (1907-19). He was an authority on Malthus (Parson Malthus, 1881; Malthus and his Work, 1885; Ricardo's Letters to Malthus, 1887) and on Smith (Catalogue of Adam Smith's Library, 1894).

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