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In the chapter in which I attempted to Economy point out the meaning of Brazilian colo- ^ nization, it was pointed out that this "meaning" is to be found in the desire to establish a plantation colony that would supply highly valuable tropical or mineral commodities, such as sugar, cotton, and gold, for the European market. We will consider them all in detail further on. The colony's economy was entirely subordinate to this end and was to be organized and to function solely for the production and export of these commodities. Anything else— which did not

89 Modern economists, who claim specialized expertise in the scientifi c study of the capitalist economy, have no privileged role in defi ning or deploying the keyword economy in the study of religion. They certainly have exper- tise in establishing generally accepted principles of accounting, in calcu- lating profi t and loss in a balance sheet, in assessing risk and reward in unstable markets, and in charting economic trends in global fi nancial markets that are usually overtaken by unforeseen, surprising events. In the study of religion, rational choice

III. Economy T H E W R I T T E N sources contain little about the economy of the Huns before they made contact with the Roman world. It certainly changed in the eight or nine decades we can follow their history, though the change has been exaggerated. By the middle of the fifth century the great ma- jority of the people lived almost the same nomadic life—with animal hus- bandry as the economic mainstay and hunting and fishing as subsidiary occupations—as their ancestors had lived. Whether we realize it or not, when we speak of nomads, often Father Abraham

Alcohol in Brazil’s Energy Strategy
An Economic History of Argentina
Some Early Tudor Views on State and Society
Technology and Development in Asian Societies