Manchesterism


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Manchesterism

the policies and principles of an English school of economists based in Manchester. — Manchesterist, n.
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Another term that has lost currency is Manchesterism (Mises 1966, 723, 730), which gained its meaning from the early-nineteenth-century association of the doctrines of laissez-faire and the city of Manchester, where the Anti-Corn Law League was headquartered.
With many quotations from Damaschke's writings, Repp portrays him as a socially-concerned patriot who rejected the extremes of Manchesterism (Mammonism) as well as Communism.