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Author Magnusson, Lars, 1952-

Title The tradition of free trade / Lars Magnusson
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Routledge studies in the history of economics ; 69
Routledge studies in the history of economics ; 69
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; The invention of a tradition of free trade: an introduction; The heritage from Smith and classical political economy; The invention of a tradition: from the Corn Laws to the fair trade controversy; The historical construction of mercantilism; The American system; The three systems of political economy: a Swedish case of translation; Epilogue; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
Summary An investigation of the invention of 'Free Trade vs Protectionism' debate in the 19th century and a look at the later interpretations of the ideas of Smith and Ricardo, and the classical economists by writers in Britain, Sweden and America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Economic history -- 1750-1918.
Free trade -- History -- 19th century.
Free trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Free trade -- Sweden -- History -- 19th century.
Free trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004041833
ISBN 0203502337 (electronic bk.)
9780203502334 (electronic bk.)