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Wealth of nations

Author: Adam Smith
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1991.
Series: Great minds series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents Adam Smith's classical economic theory which includes topics such as improvement in labor production, the accumulation of stock, opulence in the nations, and systems of political economy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Smith
ISBN: 0879757051 9780879757052
OCLC Number: 24589684
Description: 590 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Book I. Of the division of labour --
Of the principle which gives occasion to the division of labour --
That the division of labour is limited by the extent of the market --
Of the origin and use of money --
Of the real and nominal price of commodities, or of their price in labour, and their price in money --
Of the component parts of the price of commodities --
Of the natural and market price of commodities --
Of the wages of labour --
Of the profits of stock --
Of wages and profit in the diffeent employments of labour and stock --
Of the rent of land --
Book II. Of the division of stock --
Of money considered as a particula branch of the general stock of the society, or of the expence of maintaining the national capital --
Of the accumulation of capital, or of productive and unproductive labour --
Of stock lent at interest --
Of the different employment of capitals --
Book III. Of the natural progress of opulence --
Book IV. Of the principle of the commercial or mercantile system --
Of restrains upon the importation from foreign countries of such goods as can be produced at home --
Of the extraordinary restraints upon the importation of goods of almost all kinds, from those countries with which the balance is supposed to be disadvantageous --
Of drawbacks --
Of treaties of commerce --
Of colonies --
Conclusion of the mercantile system --
Of the agricultural systems, or of the systems of political economy, which represent the produce of land as either the sole or the principal source of the revenue and wealth of every country --
Book V. Of the expences of the soverign or commonwealth --
Of the sources of the general or public revenue of the society --
Of public debs.
Series Title: Great minds series.
Other Titles: Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations
Responsibility: Adam Smith.

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Presents Adam Smith's classical economic theory which includes topics such as improvement in labor production, the accumulation of stock, opulence in the nations, and systems of political economy.

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