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" Britain, we may say, was becoming a parasitic rather than a competitive economy, living off the remains of world monopoly, the underdeveloped world, her past accumulations of wealth and the advance of her rivals. "
Mountains of Debt: Crisis and Change in Renaissance Florence, Victorian ... - Page 96
by Michael Veseth - 1990 - 256 pages
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Dracula

Bram Stoker - Fiction - 2003 - 454 pages
...year designated by Lenin as the apogee of imperialism. But Britain was undergoing a fundamental shift, 'becoming a parasitic rather than a competitive economy, living off the remains of world monopoly'." As the beginnings of economic decline set in, competition from abroad mounted, particularly from nations...
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Global Liberalism, Local Populism: Peace and Conflict in Israel/Palestine ...

Guy Ben-Porat - Political Science - 2006 - 342 pages
...Britain made the most of its new stance, compensating for industrial decline by financial expansion. "The British economy as a whole tended to retreat...accumulations of wealth and the advance of her rivals" (Hobsbawm 1969, 151). At the heart of this period was a beginning of a financial expansion centered...
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