The Coming of Age of Political Economy, 1815-1825

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 67
Southey, Robert: on political economy, 15, 23 n.10, 91; on Malthus, 37, 91; on Smith, 23 n.10, 91
Speenhamland System, 179, 188 n.88
Stephen, Leslie, on Torrens and Ricardo, 49 n.79
Steuart, James, 15
Stewart, Dugald, 17, 18, 34, 36; lectures on political economy, 19, 25 n.28, 44 n.3; on the politics of political economy, 46 n.30; students of, 19, 26 n.30
Stuart, John, 60
Suspension of cash payments, 31, 87, 103-8
Thornton, Henry, 180; and the Bullion Report, 109, 122-23 n. 15; and climbing boys, 164; on suspension of cash payments, 105
Thornton, Samuel, 147
Tooke, Thomas: on free trade, 130; and London Merchants' Petition, 147-49; and Political Economy Club, 72
Torrens, Robert, 3, 28, 34; on the Corn Law, 42, 139; definition of wealth, 16; on distress, 118; life, 41-43; on Malthus and the Corn Law, 38, 42, 48 n.59; and Place, 42; and Political Economy Club, 42; and Radical politics, 41-42; on the relevance of political economy, 14; and Ricardo, 49-50 n.79
Tory party, 6
Toynbee, Arnold, on Ricardo and the Factory Acts, 159
The Traveller, 42
Trower, Hutches, 34
Ultra-Tories, 55, 89-91
Utility, principle of, 59
Vansittart, Nicholas, resolutions on the Bullion Report, 123 n.20
Violence, climate of, 7-8
Wade, John: on climbing boys, 166-67; on Combination Laws, 168
Wakefield, Gilbert, 36
Wallace, Thomas, 56-57, 150
Wealth, meaning of, 16
Webb, Beatrice and Sidney, 62, 169
Westminster politics, 60
Westminster Review, 6, 95
Wheat prices, 134-36
Whig party, 6
Wilberforce, William, 180
Workhouse, 178
Wynn, Charles, 162

About the Author

GARY F. LANGER, Assistant Professor of Economics, Roosevelt University, has published articles in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Economic Forum, and Contributions to Political Economy.


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