Three Lectures on the Transmission of Precious Metals

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In a rather grumpy “advertisement” Senior tells us that he rather unwillingly had to give a formal lecture as Professor of Political Economy at Oxford University and have it published. The books contains a lecture on the transmission of gold in international trade and 2 lectures on attempts by protectionists and mercantilists to restrict this.

Three Lectures on the Transmission of Precious Metals from Country to Country and The Mercantile Theory of Wealth. Delivered before the University of Oxford, in June 1827 (London: John Murray, 1828).


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