Banker, confectioner, tile maker

In [Gujerat], a banker who was having his house re-roofed had a quarrel with a confectioner. The confectioner came to an agreement with the tile makers who refused to provide the banker with tiles.

– E.A.H. Blunt, via Francis Fukuyama in Origins of Political Order.

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Man of letters & numbers; also occasionally of action. Husband to NTW. Dad of three. Friendly geek.

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