Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. A. Stanley Trickett
This study begins with a background of British agricultre followed by an introduction to Cobbett, and a review of the economic and social changes that precipitated the enactment of the Corn Laws in the early nineteenth century. The primary laws under discussion are those of 1804 and 1815. The emphasis of the study is on the reaction to pending legislation. Therefore, the work terminates with the passage of the Corn Law of 1815. Quotations from Cobbett's articles were selected from his famous Political Register...
Stringfellow, Rosalie Powell, "William Cobbett and the corn laws: A study of corn legislation in early nineteenth century Great Britain" (1964). Student Work. 385.
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