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: the political and economic doctrines of Richard Cobden, 19th century English statesman and economist whose national policy was for peace, for withdrawal from the European competition for balance of power, and for free trade

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Richard Cobden †1865 English statesman and economist + English -ism

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“Cobdenism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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