Antedating of "Political Economy"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Thu Jan 29 01:51:06 UTC 2004

political economy (OED 1740)

1704 James Whiston _England's State-Distempers_ 3 (Eighteenth Century
Collections Online)  Not one Revolution that happened in the Jewish
Political Oeconomy but what was for the Punishment of their Crimes.

Fred Shapiro

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