Further Antedating of "Political Economy"

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Mon Jan 24 19:52:23 UTC 2005

On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 02:51:18PM -0500, Fred Shapiro wrote:
> political economy (OED 1767)
> 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.

Keep going, Fred, eventually you'll find the a1687 example in EEBO....


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