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Routledge Revivals: Trade and the Empire (1903)

Mr. Chamberlain's Proposals Examined in Four Speeches and a Prefatory Note, 1st Edition

By H.H. Asquith

Routledge

94 pages

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First published in 1903, this collects together speeches given by H.H. Asquith to refute the charge that those who defended Free Trade at the turn of the century were ignorant or indifferent to actual and potential economic forces, and also clung to obsolete conceptions of the Empire. The author intends to vindicate Britain’s contemporaneous fiscal system, not as academic dogma, but as a concrete and living financial policy. In pursuit of this he undertakes to expose what he argues are the "blunders of fact and logic" of the new protectionist campaign, illustrated with extracts from the speeches of the Chancellor of the Exchequer Austen Chamberlain — whose advocacy of protectionism provides the focus for the collected speeches.

Table of Contents

Prefatory Note; Speeches; I. Cinderford, October 8th, 1993 II. Newcastle-on-Tyne, October 24th, 1903 III. Paisley, October 31st, 1903 IV. Worcester, November 9th, 1903; Appendix; A. Extracts from Mr. Chamberlain’s Speeches B. The 1872 Comparison

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS013000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Commercial Policy
BUS023000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
BUS026000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Exports & Imports
BUS039000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Macroeconomics
BUS069030
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory
BUS079000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
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HISTORY / General