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Subject: World peace, History of economic thought, Adam Smith, Cultural conservatism
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Cobdenism is an economic theory that focuses on the free market and free trade; it is named after the British statesman and economist Richard Cobden.

Cobdenism traditionally has a strong focus on international free trade and asserts that a result of free trade is world peace. However, the term Cobdenism as such is largely unused nowadays.

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