The Coming of Age of Political Economy, 1815-1825

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Agricultural Committee of 1821, 56, 142-45, 153 n.53
Agricultural distress, 56, 140-47
Allowance system, 179
Art-science distinction, 16
Attwood, Thomas: and Birmingham School, 93; on monetary policy, 93- 94; on Ricardo and Huskisson, 153 n.33
Bagehot, Walter, 22, 34, 191, 193
Bank of England, history of, 103
Bank Restriction, The, 31,87, 103-8
Baring, Alexander, 34; on distress, 116, 120; and London Merchants' Petition, 149; and Ricardo, 92-93; on the resumption of cash payments, 92-93
Benthamites, 34, 58-64
Bentham, Jeremy, 58; greatest happiness principle, 59; life, 59-60; on natural law, 131; and repeal of Combination Laws, 168, 170
Birmingham School, 93-94
Black, John, obituary of Ricardo, 35
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 6, 40; opposition to political economy, 84, 89-91
Bosanquet, Charles, on the Bullion Report and Ricardo, 30, 109
Brougham, Henry, 19, 67, 78 n.50; on agricultural distress, 145; and the Edinburgh Review, 65-67; and free trade, 66; on the Poor Law, 66-67; on regulation of chimney-sweeping, 165; on Ricardo, 46 n.26, 47 n.47, 92; on self- interest, 26 n.34
Boyd, William, on the Bank Restriction, 104
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward, 43, 44 n.5
Bullion Committee, 108, 110
Bullion Controversy, 30-31; and Cobbett, 87; and Huskisson, 55; and the quantity theory of money, 104; and Ricardo, 44 n.10, 105-8; Vansittart's resolutions, 123 n.20
Bullion Report, 31; authorship of, 122 n.12; and Huskisson, 55, 109; recommendations of, 108-9; and Ricardo, 45 n.13
Burdett, Francis, 60
Business cycles, 119
Byron, Lord (George Gordon), 3
Canning, George, 3, 114
Castlereagh, Viscount: on government intervention, 120; on Ricardo, 57, 145, 146


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