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Free Trade and the Early Victorians: The Corn Laws Repealed, 1846

Anthony Howe

in Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the political and economic implications of the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846. Britain’s abandonment of the tariffs, which had protected agriculture for centuries, launched it ... More


Ottoman Egypt and the Emergence of the Modern World: 1500-1800

Nelly Hanna

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166648
eISBN:
9781617975905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166648.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter questions the mainstream view that has identified the main sources of modern world history as the Reformation, the expansion of Europe into America and Asia, the formation of trading ... More


God and Mammon, God and Caesar: Commerce and Politics in the Holy Land

Hillary Kaell

in Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738368
eISBN:
9780814738252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738368.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how contemporary Holy Land pilgrimage is complicated and enriched by the presence of what pilgrims often construe as distractions: commercial exchange and political conflict. ... More


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