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Introduction to Global Politics, 2nd Edition by Kirsten L. Taylor, Richard W. Mansbach

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1651

1776

1816

1846

1867

1356–1862

Hanseatic League

England passes the Navigation Act

Adam Smith's, The Wealth of Nations published

David Ricardo discovers the law of comparative advantage

Repeal of the British Corn Laws

Publication of first volume of Das Kapital by Marx and Engels

14

International political economy

Newmont Mining is the world's largest gold producer. Its Minahasa mine on Sulawesi Island dumped arsenic, mercury, and lead – the dross of gold mining – into Buyat Bay, contaminating the bay's fish and causing illness (see Figure 14.1). Indonesia's environmental standards are lower than America's, and the company's ...

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