Cobdenism


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Cobdenism

the economic doctrines of Richard Cobden (1804-65), who believed in peace and the withdrawal from European competition for balance of power.
See also: Economics
the political doctrines of Richard Cobden, who believed in peace and the withdrawal from European competition for balance of power.
See also: Politics
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The concept of trade diplomacy emerged from there in 19th Century, commonly known as 'Cobdenism', named after its proponent, Richard Cobden, the British statesman and economist.
Notably, too, in 1852 he achieved permanence in the political vocabulary as the term 'Cobdenism' was coined.