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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Author: Adam Smith; Edwin Cannan; George J Stigler
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The classic eighteenth-century treatise on the principles of political economics is presented in a definitive text with full annotations and historical introduction.
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Smith, Adam, 1723-1790.
Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1976
(OCoLC)1029057322
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Smith; Edwin Cannan; George J Stigler
ISBN: 0226763749 9780226763743
OCLC Number: 3003483
Notes: Reprint of the 1904 ed. published by Methuen & Co., London.
Description: liv, 524, 568 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: v. 1. Preface, 1976 / by George J. Stigler ; Introduction and plan of the work ; 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 ; Book II: Of the nature, accumulation, and employment of stock --
Book III: Of the different progress of opulence in different nations --
Book IV: Of systems of political economy --
v. 2. Book IV: Of systems of political economy (Cont.) ; Book V: Of the revenue of the sovereign or commonwealth --
Appendix on the Herring Bounty.
Other Titles: Wealth of nations.
Responsibility: by Adam Smith ; edited by Edwin Cannan ; with a new preface by George J. Stigler.
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The classic eighteenth-century treatise on the principles of political economics is presented in a definitive text with full annotations and historical introduction.

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