The Economists, the Corn Laws and Commercial Policy

  • Leonard Gomes


The repeal of the English Corn Laws on 26 June 1846 was an epoch-making event in the history of international economic policy. The decision was significant, perhaps more because of its symbolic value than for any dramatic impact on international economic relationships.


Free Trade Foreign Trade Commercial Policy Machinery Export British Industry 
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