Defoe and the defence of commerce

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English Literary Studies, University of Victoria , Victoria, B.C
Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731 -- Knowledge -- Economics, Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731 -- Criticism and interpret
StatementThomas Keith Meier.
SeriesELWS monograph series -- no. 38
ContributionsEnglish Literary Studies.
LC ClassificationsPR3408E35 M35 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17375777M

A Plan of the English Commerce. Being a Complete Prospect of the Trade of This Nation, as Well Home as Foreign. Humbly Offer'd to the Consideration of King and Parliament. by the Late Ingenious Mr.

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A comprehensive interpretation of one of Great Britain's most wide-ranging and prolific authors, this book examines Daniel Defoe's capacity to perceive fundamental historical change and long-term social process in light of his observations on liberty, property, trade, warfare, religion, and manners.

By charting Defoe\'s defence of these commitments over four decades of public debate, the book also sheds light on the changing cultural landscape of eighteenth-century Britain.

The misidentification of Defoe as a Lockeian acolyte and celebrator of \'modernity\' has obscured the theological underpinnings of his political and socio-economic thought. Defoe and the Defense of Commerce的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. Defoe was a successful businessman and trader in the new economic order of his time, and Crusoe is in many ways a contemplation or examination of what imperialist trade meant culturally, morally, ethically, politically and s: K.

The store will not work correctly in the case when cookies are disabled. A Plan of the English Commerce: Being a Compleat Prospect of the Trade of this Nation, as Well the Home Trade as the Foreign. In Three Parts. Part I. Containing a View of the Present Magnitude of the English Trade Part II.

Containing an Answer to that Great and Important Question Now Depending, Whether Our Trade, and Especially Our Manufactures, are in a Declining Condition, Or No. Defoe's contribution to the matter was an anonymous pamphlet, The Shortest Way with Dissenters (), in which, instead of arguing against intolerance, he affected to take the side of his opponents, and tried, by stating their position in the extremest and most brutal fashion, to arouse feeling against them.

But Wild’s savvy business practices, especially his book-keeping (so near and dear to Defoe’s heart), also suggest that he could have been the epitome of the complete English tradesman. Instead, he chose to manufacture and retail intelligence, using the mechanism of seriality to both mask his ruse and maximize his profits.

30 It was reprinted in Fourteen papers (London, ), but there is no evidence that this was Defoe's compilation. The volume is a reprint of fourteen pamphlets, by various hands, issued without any editorial introduction and licensed on 21 the heat of the revolution.

Daniel Defoe led an exciting and indeed precarious life. A provocative pamphleteer and journalist, a spy and double agent, a revolutionary and a dreamer, he was variously hunted by mobs with murderous intent and treated as a celebrity by the most powerful leaders of the country/5(1).

Daniel Defoe (/ d ɪ ˈ f oʊ /; c. – 24 April ), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, published inwhich is claimed to be second only to the Bible in its number of translations. He has been seen as one of the earliest proponents of the English novel, and helped to popularise the form.

Robinson Crusoe.

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Robinson Crusoe, like A Journal of the Plague Year and much of Defoe’s fiction, is based on a factual event: Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish sailor, lived for four years on the island of Juan Fernandez until he was rescued in Defoe supplemented accounts of Selkirk’s adventures with information from travel books: Richard Hakluyt’s The Principall Navigations, Voiages.

Downloadable. A Plan of the English Commerce is a rare piece of economic history covering the crucial period at the outset of the first Industrial Revolution and the early wave of globalization. Unlike other chroniclers of British economic development, Defoe was contemporary to and often had first-hand experience of important events.

His account therefore offers an extraordinary vantage point. THOMAS KEITH MEIER. Defoe and the Defense of Commerce. Vic-toria, B.C.: Univ. of Victoria (English Literary Studies Monograph Series, No. 38), Pp. $ The primary appeal of these monographs lies in their promise of stimulating fresh historical approaches to Defoe's journalism.

In modest measure, Roosen's Defoe and Diplomacy delivers. This one is a part of the collection of English short stories that I also bought from some book sale. The story is "In Defense Of His Right" by Daniel Defoe. I had never read anything by Defoe before, and the only thing I know about him is that he is the author of "Robinson Crusoe".

I find his gothic story much more engaging than that of Poe. DANIEL DEFOE () had a variety of careers including hosiery merchant, owner of a brick and pantile works, soldier, secret agent and political pamphleteer.

a poetic satire on xenophobia written in defence of the Dutch-born William III. Death of William III and accession of Queen Anne. A Plan of the English Commerce. The. Moll Flanders is a fictional interpretation of Daniel Defoe’s non-fiction writings on his socio-economic theories, espousing the importance of pursuing upward social mobility.

In his non-fiction writings, Daniel Defoe shows himself to be consistently and defiantly in favor of commerce. Commerce and Trade Even if one nation is only relating better at providing a product, but, absolutely worse at both, it makes sense to trade. This idea is one of the classics of economic reasoning, and is attributed to David Ricardo, whose theory of capitalist stagnation we met in Chapter A plan of the English commerce being a compleat prospect of the trade of this nation, as well the home trade as the foreign Reprinted This edition published in by Augustus M.

Kelley in New York. Defoe's extensive writings covered the viability of commerce and colonization in all four major continental landmasses, and the still uncharted “South Seas,” or Pacific Ocean.

Defoe thought about the commercial world as one complex interactive entity, and he wrote many thousands of words about it. ISBN: Volume 9 in two parts completes John McVeagh’s magisterial nine-volume, eighteen-book edition of Defoe’s Review, a work of scholarship that has been greeted justly by Defoe scholars in particular, and by eighteenth-century scholars generally, with considerable acclaim.

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Daniel Defoe (/) was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe (). Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularise the genre in Brita.

Daniel Defoe - The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe and drove us so outof the way of all human commerce, that, had all our lives been saved asto the sea, we were rather in danger of being devoured by savages thanever returning to our own country.

And having cut me a short stick, like a truncheon, for my defence,I took up my. Daniel Defoe: the whole frame of nature, time, and providence / by: Clark, Katherine, Published: () Defoe and the defense of commerce / by: Meier, Thomas Keith. Published: () Defoe and the nature of man.

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Defoe, Daniel. Queries to the new hereditary Right-Men. Printed and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster (). Copies for Sale. Defoe, Daniel. The Re-Representation. To help answer these questions, read on our list of the best e-commerce books today.

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F. and is probably based on the journals of Defoe's uncle, Henry Foe. In the book, Defoe goes to great pains to achieve an effect of verisimilitude, identifying specific neighborhoods, streets, and even houses in which events took place.