Free Trade and its Reception 1815-1960: Freedom and Trade: Volume One, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Free Trade and its Reception 1815-1960

Freedom and Trade: Volume One, 1st Edition

Edited by Andrew Marrison


344 pages

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Hardback: 9780415155274
pub: 1998-04-02
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This book examines the Corn Laws and their repeal. It brings together leading international experts working in the field from Britain, Europe and the United States. Their contributions range widely over the history, politics and economics of free trade and protectionism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; together they provide a landmark study of a vitally important subject, and one which remains at the top of today's international agenda.


'An engaging and stimulating volume' - Mark Wickham Jones, The Economic History Review

'…skilful editing has ensured an unusual degree of coherence and internal referencing. A number of the chapters are destined to become required reading for those wishing to get to grips with current scholarship on the history of British commercial policy.' - Business History

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Routledge Explorations in Economic History

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