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" To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. "
The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories - Página 200
editado por - 1997 - 450 páginas
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The State

John A. Hall - 1994 - 1792 páginas
...trade of the colonies. Adam Smith's comment on the monopolistic aspects of this policy was more acid: "To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...only for a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, I project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers; but extremely fit for a nation whose government...
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The State: Critical Concepts, Volumen1

John A. Hall - 1994 - 579 páginas
...customers, may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, I project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers;...nation whose government is influenced by shopkeepers." Wealth of Nations, Cannan, ed., vol. II, p. 114. 53. English Historical Review, CLIII ( 1 924), p....
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Adam Smith: Critical Assessments, Volumen3

John Cunningham Wood - 1993 - 639 páginas
...particular the Smithian view that colonies were a wasteful construction for the benefit of merchants: To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, ... is ... a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers; but extremely fit for a nation whose...
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The World's Wasted Wealth 2: Save Our Wealth, Save Our Environment

J. W. Smith - 1994 - 558 páginas
...foreign powers. Capitalism's leading philosopher, Adam Smith, pointed out that "England had founded a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers.. ..The maintenance of this monopoly has hitherto been the principal, or more properly perhaps the sole...
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The Correspondence of Northrop Frye and Helen Kemp, 1932-1939: 1936-1939

Northrop Frye, Helen Kemp Frye - 1996 - 979 páginas
...exchange, anyhow. Norrie. 1 See Letter 46, n. 6, above. 2 Edith Burnett's allusion is to the statement of Adam Smith: "To found a great empire for the sole...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers" (Wealth of Nations [1776], vol. 2, bk. 4, chap. 7, pt. 3). Napoleon, probably without reference to...
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Liberalization and Foreign Policy

Social Science Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Foreign Policy Studies - 1997 - 325 páginas
...foreign policies that are inimical to the nation as a whole. Of imperialism, for example, Smith noted: To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...fit for a nation whose government is influenced by shop1 26 keepers. This discussion is not meant to imply that no differences exist between the policy...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - 1997 - 584 páginas
...first found in Smith's The Wealth of Nations, again underlining the new mercantile ethos of the time. To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...nation of shopkeepers; but extremely fit for a nation that is governed by shopkeepers. And so to bed (Samuel Pepys, Diary) The growth of the writing profession...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 páginas
...of the Succession in Spain," Edinburgh Review (Jan. 1 833). Critical and Historical Essays (1843). 8 To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...nation of shopkeepers, but extremely fit for a nation that is governed by shopkeepers. ADAM SMITH, (1723-1790) Scottish economist. The Wealth of Nations,...
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Shaping World History: Breakthroughs in Ecology, Technology, Science, and ...

...Chiachen Chang and Zhiguang Lin, The Climate of China, p. 295. 10 THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN BRITAIN To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at first appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, a project altogether unfit for...
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Classical Economics: January 1820 to November 1820

Donald Rutherford - 1999 - 520 páginas
...manufactures which they will create in return. Mr. Malthus speaks indeed of the impolicy of 'founding a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers;' but neither the means nor the end to which his remarks apply are the same as those now under consideration:...
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