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Cobden and the Anti-Corn Law League

Richard Cobden (1804-1865) These illustrations about Richard Cobden and the Anti-Corn Law League (ACLL) (1838-1846) accompany the Liberty Matters online discussion "Richard Cobden: Ideas and Strategies in Organizing the Free-Trade Movement in Britain" which was held in January 2015. …

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Thelwall, BOLL 69: John Thelwall, "Political Songs" (1795)

This is part of “The Best of the Online Library of Liberty” which is a collection of some of the most important material in the OLL. A thematic list with links to HTML versions of the texts is available here. This chapter comes from Thelwall’s journal The Tribune where …

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On the Spread of (Classical) Liberal Ideas (March 2015)

In this Liberty Matters online discussion forum we explore a number of issues concerning the role ideas have had in changing societies by examining several historical examples such as the anti-slavery movement in Britain and America in the first half of the 19th century, Richard Cobden and the …