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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations Vol. I by Adam Smith

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Published by Cosimo Classics .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economics,
  • Economic History,
  • Economics - Theory,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / Theory,
  • Business & Economics : Economic History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12554329M
ISBN 101602069131
ISBN 109781602069138
OCLC/WorldCa261433475

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Dec 20,  · The fraudulent Kindle book edition is: Adam Smith, “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations”, which I refer to hereafter as Book B. First extract, Book A, INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK, page xxiv: “The abundance or scantiness of this supply too seems to depend more on the former of those two circumstances than upon the latter/5(). An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is a publication of The Electronic Classics Series. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and . An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations was first published in This edition of Smith’s work is based on Edwin Cannan’s careful compilation (Methuen and Co., Ltd) of Smith’s fifth edition of the book (), the final edition in Smith’s lifetime. Cannan’s preface and introductory remarks are presented below. Jun 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

BOOK I 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 7 CHAPTER I Of the Division of Labour 8 CHAPTER II Of the Principle which gives occasion to the Division of Labour 15 CHAPTER III. Book II is called "Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employment of Stock." This part of The Wealth of Nations is all about people's personal stocks of wealth. As Smith point out, people have a hard time working without at least a tiny bit of wealth. Jan 05,  · An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith/5(14). The book An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith is published by University of Chicago Press.

Other articles where An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is discussed: Adam Smith: The Wealth of Nations: Despite its renown as the first great work in political economy, The Wealth of Nations is in fact a continuation of the philosophical theme begun in The Theory of Moral Sentiments. It is clear from the passage at vol. ii., p. , that Smith regarded the title ‘An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations’ as a synonym for ‘political œconomy,’ and it seems perhaps a little surprising that he did not call his book ‘ Political Œconomy ’ or ‘ Principles of Political Œconomy ’. Jan 04,  · An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of this Scottish economist. It is a clearly written account of political economy at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, and is widely (if perhaps incorrectly) considered to be . Dec 20,  · It's Adam Smith. It's Wealth of Nations. It's foundational. There's nothing to critique about the book in this paltry review that all shed worthwhile light on the text itself that hasn't been more intelligently and fully examined over the last few hundred years by thousands of economists and thinkers around the world/5().