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Cunningham, William (1849–1919)

  • O. Kurer
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A member of the English Historical School, Cunningham was educated at the Universities of Edinburgh and Cambridge. He held various posts as lecturer at Cambridge and was elected Fellow of Trinity College in 1891. From 1891 to 1897 he was Tooke Professor of Statistics of King’s College London. In addition, he pursued a religious career. He was ordained in 1874 and rose to be Archdeacon of Ely (1907–19).


Cunningham, W. Economic history English historical school Imperialism Marshall, A. Protectionism 

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