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The Geographic Basis Of
The Geographic Basis Of Exchange The Conditions Which Create A Surplus.—good Business, As We Have Seen, Involves An Exchange Which Is Profitable To Both Parties. Such An Exchange Requires A Surplus On One Side And A Demand On The Other. That Is, One Person, Company, Or Country Must Have More ...

The International Business Of
The International Business Of The United States The Importance Of Europe In The Foreign Trade Of The United Of The Most Marked Characteristics Of The Foreign Trade Of The United States Is The Extent To Which It Depends Upon Europe. ' Previous To The Great War About Two-thirds Of The ...

The Nature Of Business
The Nature Of Business Geography What Business Includes.—business May Be Defined As The Exchange Of One Product For Another, Or The Preparation Of Products For Such An Exchange. The Merchant, The Importer, And The Manufacturer Are Typical Business Men. So, Too, Is The Banker, For He Deals With Money Which ...

The People Who Extract
The People Who Extract Minerals The Stages Of The Extraction Of Minerals.—the Miner Who Digs Coal Or Ore Deep Clown In The Earth Is The Most Important Of The People Who Extract. Minerals, But With Him Should Be Placed The Quarryman, The Driller For Oil, And The Humble Digger Of ...

The Productivity Of The
The Productivity Of The Soil The Familiar Effects Of The Soil On Production.—soil, Water, And Air Are The Great Sources Of Wealth. Aside From The Metals All The Great Products Listed In Chapter Ii Are Derived From Them Directly Or In Directly. Plants Alone Yield Perhaps 50 Billion Dollars Worth ...

The Relation Of Health
The Relation Of Health To Business Capacity How Health Is Related To Business.—just As The Dullness Of A Knife May Make The Best Steel And The Most Skilled Hand Unable To Do A Godd Piece Of Work, So Poor Health And Lack Of Energy May Spoil The Efficiency And Judgment ...

The Varying Capacity Of
The Varying Capacity Of Races Examples Of Man's Varying Capacity.—the Part Played By A Country In Business Depends On The Character Of The People Far More Than On Their Number Or The Natural Resources. India Has About Forty Times As Many Inhabitants As Canada And The Natural Resources, Especially Those ...

The Work Of The
The Work Of The Lumbermen Why Lumbering Is A Relatively Backward Industry.—in Studying The People Who Depend Upon Animals And Upon Tropical Agriculture We Saw That The Permanence Of A Community Has Much To Do With Its Civili Zation And Progress. Almost No Type Of Civilized Community Is More Transitory ...

Transportation And Communication In
Transportation And Communication In The United States The Complexity Of The American Transportation System.—a Com Plete Transportation System, As We Have Seen, Consists Of Three Parts: (1) Ways, (2) Vehicles, And (3) Terminals. The Ways Consist Of (a) Roads Which May Range Anywhere From Mere Trails Up To The Finest ...

Typical Commercial Centers
Typical Commercial Centers Types Of Commercial Centers.—(1) Primitive Centers.—the Commercial Center Is Mainly Engaged In The Exchange Of Products. Such Centers Exist In Every Part Of The Inhabited World, But Differ Greatly According To Geographical Conditions. In Places Like The Amazon Basin, Where The Damp, Steady Beat Keeps People Backward, ...