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Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester School

Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester School

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Published by Kelley in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction by Francis W. Hirst.
SeriesReprints of economic classics
ContributionsHirst, Francis W.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 520p. ;
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17287941M
ISBN 10067800403X

Much of the confusion prevailing in the historical study of liberalism can be traced to John Stuart Mill, who occupies a vastly inflated position in the conception of liberalism entertained by English-speaking peoples.1 This "saint of rationalism" is responsible for key distortions in the liberal doctrine on a number of fronts.2 In economics, Mill's opinion that "the principle of individual. This is a highly thought-provoking and informative book that exposes the underbelly of the doctrine of free trade. In many regards this is a well argued book and points out numerous flaws in America's naive free trade policies under the past few administrations going all the way back to Clinton/5.

  Adam Smith was an 18th-century Scottish economist, philosopher, and author, and is considered the father of modern economics. Smith is most famous for his book, "The Wealth of Nations." Smith.   Cobden, Richard () Richard Cobden is best remembered for his partnership with John Bright in heading the movement in Britain to repeal the tariff on imported grain, known as the Corn Laws. Cobden also was a dedicated advocate of international peace and an uncompromising opponent of war.

Labor and Free Trade. Republicans and Democrats have very different ideas when it comes to the business environment. Republicans tend to oppose increases to the minimum wage, citing the need for business to keep costs low so they can prosper and all Americans can . Thus, it is not democracy that is a safeguard against war but, as the British (classical) Liberals were to recognize, it is free trade. To Richard Cobden and John Bright, the leaders of the British Manchester School, free trade -- both domestically and internationally -- was a necessary prerequisite for the preservation of peace.


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FREE TRADE and OTHER FUNDAMENTAL DOCTRINES of the Manchester School set forth in selections from the speeches and writings of its founders and followers edited, with an introduction, by FRANCIS W.

HIRST LONDON AND NEW YORK. Excerpt from Free Trade and Other Fundamental Doctrines of the Manchester School: Set Forth in Selections From the Speeches and Writings of Its Founders and Followers Fi the character, temper, and aims of the Manchester School are J only too liable to misrepresentation at a time when its greatest achievement is being powerfully assailed.

by: 5. Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester school, set forth in selections from the speeches and writings of its founders and followers Paperback – January 1, byAuthor: Francis Wrigley Hirst. Free Trade and Other Fundamental Doctrines of the Manchester School By Francis W.

Hirst. Free Trade and Other Fundamental Doctrines of the Manchester School DURING the last decade it has been the fashion to talk of the Manchester School with pity or contempt as of an almost extinct sect, well adapted, no doubt, for the commercial drudgery of a little, early Victorian England, but utterly unfitted to meet the exigencies or.

Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester school, set forth in selections from the speeches and writings of its founders and followers; by Pages: Get this from a library. Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester school. [Francis W Hirst;].

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with an Introduction by Francis W. Hirst (London: harper and Brothers, ). COPYRIGHT INFORMATION The text of this edition is in the public domain. FAIR USE STATEMENT.

Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester school, set forth in selections from the speeches and writings of its founders and followers; By Author: Francis Wrigley Hirst.

It expounded the social and economic implications of free trade and laissez-faire capitalism. The Manchester School took the theories of economic liberalism advocated by classical economists such as Adam Smith and made them the basis for government policy.

It also promoted pacifism, anti-slavery. Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester school, set forth in selections from the speeches and writings of its founders and followers; Author: Francis W Hirst. Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester School by Francis W.

Hirst 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. Manchester school, Political and economic school of thought led by Richard Cobden and John Bright that originated in meetings of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce in and dominated the British Liberal Party in the midth century.

Its followers believed in laissez-faire economic policies. The doctrine has not been laid out in a manner that could be readily taught in Sunday School or in missionary discussions.

It demands many more questions and it would cause chaos at this time. It could throw everyone’s focus off of Christ and his simple teachings of love and being faithful and enduring to the end in this life. The so-called Manchester school of economics, especially Richard Cobden and John Bright, popularized the doctrines of free trade and laissez-faire, which, after initially being considered radical doctrines, were becoming the accepted theory of classical economics.

Full text of "Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester school, set forth in selections from the speeches and writings of its founders and followers;" See other formats. In the home of the "Manchester school" of Free Traders, on November 1,the Manchester chamber of commerce discussed a resolution "that, having waited in vain 40 years for other nations to follow the Free Trade example of England, the chamber.

See F. Hirst, ed., Free Trade and other Fundamental Doctrines of the Manchester School (, repr. ); W. Grampp, The Manchester School of. Hirst (), Free Trade and Other Fundamental Doctrines of the Manchester School, Harper & Row, New York. Google Scholar A.

Imlah (), Economic Elements of the Pax Brittanica, Cambridge, by:. Hirst, Francis Wrigley, Free trade and other fundamental doctrines of the Manchester school, set forth in selections from the speeches and writings of its founders and followers; (London, New York: Harper & brothers, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).Another was his compilation of extracts from Richard Cobden, John Bright, Joseph Hume, W.

J. Fox, William Molesworth, Thomas Farrer and others, titled Free Trade and Other Fundamental Doctrines of the Manchester School. In Morley asked Hirst to write a biography of Adam Smith for his "English Men of Letters" : Francis Wrigley Hirst, 10 June Online Library of Liberty.

A collection of scholarly works about individual liberty and free markets. Book: Free Trade and Other Fundamental Doctrines of the Manchester School: Francis W.

Hirst: Collection.