The History of Civilization, Band 4

J. Munsell, 1869

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Seite 390 - no goods or commodities whatever, of the growth, production, or manufacture of Asia, Africa, or America, should be imported either into England or Ireland or any of the plantations of Great Britain, except in Britishbuilt ships, owned by British subjects, and of which the master and three-fourths of the crew belonged to that country...
Seite 363 - Baltic ;SM the German princes brought those of the interior under their immediate control, in order to secure their own part in the profit from their commerce. Charles V. separated the rich cities of his Netherlands from the League ; and, finally, the discovery of America, and the sea-passage around the Cape of Good Hope to Hindostan, produced a total revolution in the commercial relations, by bringing other nations, Spaniards and Portuguese, on the world's scene. All these causes combined contributed...
Seite 432 - ... as early as March), but is conducted between the narrow ridges of corn-lands, in the hollows between drilled crops, among vines, or to flood lands, to the depth of a foot or more, which are sown with rice. Water is also used for depositing a surface of mud, in some places where it is charged with that material. The details of watering, for these and other purposes, are given in various works, and collected in those of professor Re. In general, watered lands let at one third higher price than...
Seite 64 - Thus far it is certain that they do not differ in the smallest degree, either in their abilities, their manner of life, or their industrial attainments, from the people who were provided with metals, but that in the whole phenomena of lake dwellings, from their very beginning to the end of their existence, a gradual, quiet, peaceful development may be observed.
Seite 390 - For this purpose, it further enacted, that no goods of the growth, production, or manufacture of any country in Europe, should be imported into Great Britain, except in British ships, or in such ships as were the real property of the people of the country or place in which the goods were produced, or from which they could only be, or most usually were, exported.
Seite 433 - They are tied up in stalls, bled once or twice, cleaned and rubbed with oil, afterwards combed and brushed twice a day. Their food in summer is clover or other green herbage ; in winter, a mixture of elm-leaves, clover-hay, and pulverized walnut-cake, over which boiling water is poured, and bran and salt added.
Seite 58 - Of the human remains the skulls are small and round, and have a prominent ridge over the sockets of the eyes, showing that the ancient race was of small stature with round heads and overhanging eyebrows; in short, they bore a considerable resemblance to the modern Laplanders.
Seite 426 - AGRICULTURE, considered as a science, explains the means of making the earth produce, in plenty and perfection, those vegetables which are necessary to the subsistence, or convenience of man, and of the animals reared by him for food, or labor. Considered as an art, every human being has an interest in it, since it is the foundation of all other arts — the basis of civilization and refinement — and essential to the existence of some of the nations which inhabit certain portions of our globe.
Seite 69 - The contour of the head, viewed in front, approaches nearly to a square ; the height surpasses a- little the breadth ; the summit is sensibly flattened ; and the direction of the jaw is horizontal. The length of the nose is less than the distance from its base to the chin ; it is almost straight from the depression at its root — that is to say, without any decided curvature ; but, if appreciable, it is slightly concave, so that the end has a tendency to turn up ; the lower part is rather large,...
Seite 356 - ... artists, etc. When the deliberations were concluded, the decrees were formally communicated to the magistrates of the cities at the head of each circle, by whom they were subsequently communicated to those below them, and the most vigorous measures were adopted for carrying them into effect. One of the burgomasters of...

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