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Laws were repealed and that classical liberalism became the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
|Country of origin:
||Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century
||216 x 140 x 26mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
Social sciences >
Politics & government >
Political science & theory
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!