Classical political economy and colonies by Donald Winch

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Published by London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, G. Bell in London .

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  • Colonies,
  • Economists,
  • Colonization

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Statementby Donald Winch. --
LC ClassificationsJV1027 .W55 1965
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Paginationvi, 184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
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Open LibraryOL26538165M

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The originators of classical political economy—Adam Smith, David Ricardo, James Steuart, and others—created a discourse that explained the logic, the origin, and, in many respects, the essential rightness of capitalism. But, in the great texts of that discourse, these writers downplayed a crucial requirement for capitalism’s creation: For it to succeed, peasants would.

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Adam Smith and the Ideological Role of the Colonies Benjamin Franklin and the Smithian Ideology of Slavery and Wage Labor The Classics as Cossacks: Classical Political Economy versus the Working Class The Counterattack Notes on Development Conclusion References IndexPrice: $ The Political Economy of Imperialism, Decolonization and Development ERIK GARTZKE AND DOMINIC ROHNER* Nations have historically sought power and prosperity through control of physical space.

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The colonial history of the United States covers the history of European colonization of America from the early 16th century until the incorporation of the colonies into the United States of America. In the late 16th century, England, France, Spain, and the Netherlands launched major colonization programs in America.

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