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Bright, John (1811–89)

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John Bright, a Lancashire mill-owner, became a national figure in the campaign that repealed the Corn Laws in 1846 and that came to be known as the Manchester School.

This chapter was originally published in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, 2008. Edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume

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Grampp, W.D. (2008). Bright, John (1811–89). In: The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95121-5_79-2

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    Bright, John (1811–89)
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    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95121-5_79-2

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    Bright, John (1811–89)
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    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95121-5_79-1