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Wealth Of Nations Bk 1-3

Wealth Of Nations Bk 1-3

Author: Adam Smith
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Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" was the first comprehensive treatment of political economy. Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, the book's publication in 1776 co-incided with America's Declaration of Independence. These volumes include Smith's assessment of the mercantile system, his advocacy of the freedom of commerce and industry, and his famous prophecy that "America will be one of the foremost nations of the world".

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Adam Smith (1723-90) taught both logic and moral philosophy at Glasgow University. His Wealth of Nations revolutionised the economic theories of the time. Andrew Skinner teaches at the Adam Smith Institute and is an expert on the author's work.

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General Fields

  • : 9780140432084
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : November 1981
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 24mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Adam Smith
  • : notes, bibliog , index
  • : 576
  • : 330.153
  • : en