Further Antedating of "Political Economy"
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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