An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

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Librito Mondi, 1930 - Economics - 462 pages
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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

One of the most influential books ever. I wish more neo-cons and ultra capitalist would read it. Smith espouses some government involvement in regulating business enterprises. No! Really! Why, that ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

According to the introduction Adam Smith was the “first modern economist” and “widely credited with laying the theoretical and philosophical foundation for the modern free market system” and ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK
6
OF THE PRINCIPLE WHICH GIVES OCCASION TO
13
OF THE REAL AND NOMINAL PRICE OF COMMODITIES
22
OF THE COMPONENT PART OF THE PRICE
33
OF THE WAGES OF LABOUR
44
OF THE PROFITS OF STOCK
58
OF WAGES AND PROFIT IN THE DIFFERENT EMPLOYMENTS
65
OF THE RENT OF LAND
93
OF THE NATURE ACCUMULATION AND EMPLOYMENT
169
OF THE DIVISION OF STOCK
171
OF THE ACCUMULATION OF CAPITAL OR OF PRODUCTIVE
206
OF THE DIFFERENT EMPLOYMENTS OF CAPITALS
223
OF THE DISCOURAGEMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN
237
HOW THE COMMERCE OF TOWNS CONTRIBUTED TO
251
OF RESTRAINTS UPON IMPORTATION FROM FOREIGN
273
OF THE EXTRAORDINARY RESTRAINTS UPON
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