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The Political Writings of Richard Cobden (Paperback): Richard Cobden
The Political Writings of Richard Cobden (Paperback): Richard Cobden

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The Political Writings of Richard Cobden (Paperback)

Richard Cobden

Series: Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century

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Richard Cobden (1804 65) was the leading liberal thinker of his generation, and it was primarily through his efforts that the Corn Laws were repealed and that classical liberalism became the dominant political theory of the United Kingdom for over half a century. His first pamphlet was published in 1835 and his last in 1862. This collection was published two years after his death, and was regularly reprinted on both sides of the Atlantic well into the twentieth century. Volume 2 contains Cobden's later writings. With a background of war in the Crimea and the United States, his emphasis shifts from advocating free trade to the need to promote international treaties and co-operation. In his final work, The Three Panics, he is able to use the experience gained while negotiating a commercial treaty with France to highlight the folly of the anti-French hysteria that still frequently erupted in Britain.

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Imprint: Cambridge UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century
Release date: September 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Richard Cobden
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 26mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 456
ISBN-13: 978-1-108-03672-6
Barcode: 9781108036726
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Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political science & theory
LSN: 1-108-03672-4

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