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A Nation of Shopkeepers

Five Centuries of British Retailing

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  • 223 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by I. B. Tauris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Retail sector,
  • Social history,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • British Isles,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History / Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Benson (Editor), Laura Ugolini (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8627230M
    ISBN 10186064709X
    ISBN 109781860647093

      I thought Napoleon said it. But no, it's in Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations (), book IV, section vii, part 3 (about half way through). Here's what he says: 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. It is, however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers; but.


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