Inspired by the abolition of the Corn Laws in Great-Britain, Frédéric Bastiat has become the best French free trade advocate. "La pétition des fabricants de chandelles" is the best known of his pamphlets in this area. This chapter presents Bastat's main ideas and their influence on economic thought.
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