Author: John Hobson, English economist and English diplomat in southern Africa.
Context: During the middle of an economic depression in England which he attributed to the unsustainability in imperialist expansion.
Language: Language is very direct and highly critical. He was very well educated and the language in the document is not for an uneducated audience.
Audience: For the middle and upper classes mainly, ones who would understand simple to complex economics. Also for all modern economists at the time, especially in England.… Read the rest here