The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Bright, John (1811–89)

  • William D. Grampp
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John Bright, a Lancashire mill-owner, became a national figure in the campaign that repealed the Corn Laws in 1846 and that came to be known as the Manchester School.


Cobden, R. Corn Laws Female suffrage Manchester School Mill, J. S. 

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  • William D. Grampp
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