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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Free Trade Nation

Review by: Sean Kelly, Texas A&M University Frank Trentmann, Free Trade Nation: Commerce, Consumption, and Civil Society in Modern Britain, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, xiv, 450 pp. Today, the phrase ‘free trade’ is generally associated with neo-liberal economics and anti-globalization protests. For late nineteenth and early twentieth century Britons, however, free trade was the […]

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