Dr Marc-William Palen



with palen M, toye R, thackeray D, gao H, young P, Imagining Britain's economic future, c.1800-1975: Trade, consumerism, and global markets, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

The 'Conspiracy' of Free Trade: The Anglo-American Struggle over Empire and Economic Globalization, 1846-1896, Cambridge University Press, 2016.


Free-Trade Ideology and Transatlantic Abolitionism: A Historiography, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, vol. 37, no. 2, 2015, 291-304

The Imperialism of Economic Nationalism, 1890-1913, Diplomatic History, vol. 39, no. 1, 2015, 157-185

Adam Smith as advocate of empire, c. 1870-1932, Historical Journal, vol. 57, no. 1, 2014, 179-198

Foreign Relations in the Gilded Age: A British Free-Trade Conspiracy?, Diplomatic History, vol. 37, no. 2, 2013, 217-247

The Civil War's Forgotten Transatlantic Tariff Debate and the Confederacy's Free Trade Diplomacy, Journal of the Civil War Era, vol. 3, no. 1, 2013, 35-61

A Canadian Yankee in King Cotton's Court, Civil War History: a journal of the middle period, vol. 18, no. 2, 2012, 224-261

Protection, Federation and Union: The Global Impact of the McKinley Tariff upon the British Empire, 1890-94, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, vol. 38, no. 3, 2010, 395-418


Revisiting the Election of 1876 and the Compromise of 1877, in Frantz E (eds) A Guide to Reconstruction Presidents, John Wiley & Sons, 2014, 415-430