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Author Smith, Adam, 1723-1790

Title An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations / Adam Smith ; edited, with an introduction, notes, marginal summary, and enlarged index by Edwin Cannan.

Imprint New York : Modern Library, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    330.153 SMI    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    330.153 SMI    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    330.153 SMI    Available
Description lxii, 1131 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Bk. 1. Of the causes of improvement in the productive powers of labour, and of the order according to which its produce is naturally distributed among the different ranks of the people -- Bk. 2. Of the nature, accumulation, and employment of stock -- Bk. 3. Of the different progress of opulence in different nations -- Bk. 4. Of systems of political economy -- Bk. 5. Of the revenue of the sovereign or commonwealth.
Summary First published in 1776, The Wealth of Nations is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism.
Subject Economics
Added Author Cannan, Edwin, 1861-1935
Added Title Page Title Wealth of nations
ISBN 0679424733
Standard No. ZBWT00492123

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