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Burton, John Hill (1809–1881), historian and political economist

Michael Fry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Economics; Political Economy. 1053 words.

Burton, John Hill (1809–1881), historian and political economist, was born in the Gallowgate, Aberdeen, on 22 August 1809, the second of six children of William Kinninmont Burton (d. 1819),...

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Conclusion

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 5054 words.

‘Conclusion’ asks: What does Malthus have to say that is both new and true to an early twenty-first-century audience? It is now recognized that he posed many issues that are of continuing...

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Downing, Sir George, first baronet (1623–1684), diplomat and financial reformer

Jonathan Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Economics; Political Economy. 3829 words.

Downing, Sir George, first baronet (1623–1684), diplomat and financial reformer, was born in Dublin in August 1623, the son of Emmanuel Downing (1585–1659), attorney and clerk, of the Inner...

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From population to political economy

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 6706 words.

‘From population to political economy’ explains how Malthus was drawn into wider speculations on the wealth of nations. It soon became apparent that the problems of agricultural production...

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Gaevernitz, Gerhart von Schulze- (1864–1943), political economist and commentator on Britain

James Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Political Economy. 1146 words.

Gaevernitz, Gerhart von Schulze- (1864–1943), political economist and commentator on Britain, was born in Breslau on 25 July 1864, the only son of Hermann von Schulze-Gaevernitz...

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Horton, (James) Africanus Beale (1835–1883), army medical officer and political economist

Christopher Fyfe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Medicine and Health; Warfare and Defence; Economics; Political Economy. 677 words.

Horton, (James) Africanus Beale (1835–1883), army medical officer and political economist, was born in Gloucester village, Sierra Leone, on 1 June 1835, the son of James Horton (c.1791–1867...

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King, Gregory (1648–1712), herald and political economist

Julian Hoppit.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Education; History; Economics; Political Economy. 2392 words.

King, Gregory (1648–1712), herald and political economist, was born at Lichfield, Staffordshire, on 15 December 1648, the eldest son of Gregory King (fl. 1648–1668), who was originally from...

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Life

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 1469 words.

‘Life’ explores Malthus's publications and the development of his theories of population. In his first Essay, when dealing with the contribution, as he saw it, of the English Poor Laws to...

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Malthus

Donald Winch.

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 144 pages.

Thomas Robert Malthus was an English cleric whose ideas, as expounded in his most famous work the Essay on the Principle of Population, caused a storm of controversy. Malthus: A Very Short...

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The political economy of stable growth

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 6085 words.

‘The political economy of stable growth’ examines The Principles of Political Economy, which was based on Malthus's belief that ‘the science of political economy bears a nearer resemblance...

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