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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 Library of Original Sources: Era of revolution - Stran 139
uredili: - 1907
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How the Dismal Science Got Its Name: Classical Economics and the Ur-text of ...

David M. Levy - 2002 - 320 strani
...phrase "at first sight." Here is one of Smith's most memorable contributions to the English language: To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. (Wealth of Nations, 613) Needless to say, Smith goes on to explain that first sight misleads. He reuses...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - 2001 - 570 strani
...Wealth of Nntiont, again underlining the new mercantile erhos of the time. To found a great empite for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at first sight appear a project fir only for a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, a project altogerher unfir for a nation of shopkeepers;...
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American Civilization Portrayed in Ancient Confucianism

Wei-Bin Zhang - 2003 - 228 strani
...personal freedoms. One may quote Smith (1776 II: 129) to characterize the traditional Chinese system: "To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...nation whose Government is influenced by shopkeepers." This holds true for contemporary mainland China (and, arguably, some of today's leading nations), where...
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A Trading Nation: Canadian Trade Policy from Colonialism to Globalization

Michael Hart - 2002 - 556 strani
...future can be significantly enhanced by a better understanding of the past. 2 THE OLD MERCANTILISM To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...nation whose Government is influenced by shopkeepers. - ADAM SMITH, THE WEALTH OF NATIONS Canada's beginnings lay in dashed hopes and broken dreams, its...
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Adam Smith and the Founding of Market Economics

265 strani
...is an invidious expedient which hurts the mother country even more seriously than the colony. "It is a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers;...nation whose government is influenced by shopkeepers." It is not clear why statesmen and economists considered the colonies to be valuable assets, for a review...
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Taiwan's Modernization: Americanization and Modernizing Confucian Manifestations

Wei-Bin Zhang - 2003 - 236 strani
...freedom. One may quote Smith ( 1 776: 1 29) to characterize traditional Chinese governing as follows: "To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...nation whose Government is influenced by shopkeepers." The behavior and knowledge of the contemporary Mainland Chinese government exposes what Smith reveals....
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The Urge to Splurge: A Social History of Shopping

Laura Byrne Paquet - 2003 - 277 strani
...Causes of the Wealth of Nations, published in 1776, and his opinion of such a nation is favorable: To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...nation whose government is influenced by shopkeepers. Other countries, however, thought that a focus on selling and profits was not something to be particularly...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Politics of Oil

Lita Epstein, Charles Jaco, Julianne C. Iwersen-Niemann - 2003 - 311 strani
...humanity's mastery of nature and their use of knowledge to make life better — became an end unto itself. To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a peope of customers may at first sight appear a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers,...
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Material Culture: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, Količina 2

Victor Buchli - 2004 - 521 strani
...the British economy as a whole.63 That early prophet of free trade, Adam Smith, understood this well: "To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...fit for a nation whose government is influenced by shopkeepers."64 But it was the "shopkeepers" who won out, and sugar was one of their favorite weapons....
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City of Gold: An Apology for Global Capitalism in a Time of Discontent

David A. Westbrook - 2004 - 350 strani
...The phrase nation of shopkeepers arose in the context of Adam Smith's discussion of colonial empire: To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...a people of customers may at first sight appear a proiect fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, a project altogether unfit for a nation...
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