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" The discovery of America, and that of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, are the two greatest and most important events recorded in the history of mankind. "
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ... - Side 345
redigert av - 1829
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The five empires

1861
...describe it as a " head of gold," shall now be mentioned. Till the improvements in navigation opened a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, the Persian Gulf was the great channel through which all traffic from the East flowed into the western...
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The Science and Practice of Medicine, Volum 1

William Aitken - 1864 - 993 sider
...well known from its general prevalence and formidable character. Vasco de Gama, in his first voyage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, in 1497, lost 100 men out of 160 by this affection. James Cartier, in his second voyage to Newfoundland, in...
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The Science and Practice of Medicine, Volum 1

William Aitken - 1868 - 1072 sider
...well known from its general prevalence and formidable character. Vasco de Gama, in his first voyage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, in 1497, lost 100 men out of 160 by this affection. James Cartier, in his second voyage to Newfoundland, in...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. A careful ...

Adam Smith - 1875
...to have been beneficial to all, ruinous and destructive to several of those unfortunate countries. The discovery of a passage to the East Indies, by the Cape of Good Hope, which happened much about the same time, opened, perhaps, a still more extensive range to foreign commerce...
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An analysis of Adam Smiths' Inquiry into the nature and causes of ..., Volum 2

Jeremiah Joyce - 1880
...art, which increase the real revenue and wealth of all the different countries in Europe, pp. 20,21. The discovery of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope opens a still more extensive range to foreign commerce than even that of America. The inhabitants of...
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The biographical treasury, a dictionary of universal biography

Samuel Maunder - 1882 - 707 sider
...navigator, was born at Sines, in Portugal. To him belongs the merit of having discovered the route to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope in 1497. John III. of Portugal appointed him viceroy of India on the death of Albuquerque in 1524. He established...
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Select Chapters and Passages from the Wealth of Nations of Adam Smith, 1776

Adam Smith - 1894 - 285 sider
...Colonies. PART III. Of the Advantages which Europe has derived from the Discovery of America, and from that of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope.] VIII. Conclusion of the Mercantile System (in 3rd ed.) . . . 233 IX. Of the Agricultural Systems, or...
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The History of Civilisation in Scotland, Volum 4

John Mackintosh - 1896
...subject of colonies ; the advantages which Europe has derived from the discovery of America, and from the discovery of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, and treaties of commerce. He discusses the mercantile system then in vogue with great force, and exposed...
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Money and Its Relations to Prices: Being an Inquiry Into the Causes ...

Langford Lovell Price - 1896 - 200 sider
...conclusion of his long chapter upon colonies Adam Smith remarks l that " the discovery of America, and that of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, are the two greatest and most important events recorded in the history of mankind." It would certainly...
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The Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review and Oriental and Colonial Record

1899
...years, with a view to their being rightly used and not misused. " The discovery of America and that of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope," Adam Smith averred in 1775, "are the two most important events recorded in the history of mankind,"...
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