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The wealth of nations. Books IV-V

Author: Adam Smith; Andrew S Skinner
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1999.
Series: Penguin classics.
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In the fourth and fifth book of his classic treatise on economics, Adam Smith examines the mercantile system and the need to limit economic regulation; then develops the case for a restricted state role, advocating a system of part private, part public finance for education, transport, justice, and defence.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Smith; Andrew S Skinner
ISBN: 0140436154 9780140436150
OCLC Number: 41581809
Description: lxii, 602 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations.
Responsibility: Adam Smith ; edited with an introduction and notes by Andrew Skinner.
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Presents a comprehensive treatment of political economy. This title includes the author's assessment of the mercantile system, his advocacy of the freedom of commerce and industry, and his prophecy  Read more...

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