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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, 1994.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  330.1 Sm51i 1994    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description lxii, 1131 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
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.
Economics. (OCoLC)fst00902116
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory.
HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Added Author Cannan, Edwin, 1861-1935.
Added Title Page Title Wealth of nations
ISBN 0679424733
Standard No. ZBWT00492123

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