THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL AND WORLD ECONOMIES
In his acute observation Ricardo certainly did not miss the fact of international stratification. He considers it and endeavors to harmonize it theoretically with his views. In his investigation, he has expressly dealt with the case of two countries who enter the community of exchange and invoke the division of labor, one of which countries is incontestably superior in every branch of production. But he in-
1 Trans. note: "Nach dem letzten Kriege" should obviously be changed as it has been in the text.