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Wealth of Nations

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ISBN-10: 0879757051

ISBN-13: 9780879757052

Edition: Unabridged 

Authors: Adam Smith

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Smith offers his considered response to the French Physiocrats and assesses the nature of the mercantile system.
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 12/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 590
Size: 5.45" wide x 8.37" long x 1.19" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Adam Smith was one of the foremost philosophers and personalities of the eighteenth century. As a moral philosopher, Smith was concerned with the observation and rationalization of behavior. His encyclopedic description and insightful analysis of life and commerce in English society established him as an economist at a time when economics was not a recognized discipline. Today he is recognized as the father of the classical school of economics that included Thomas Malthus, David Ricardo, and John Stuart Mill. Smith's major work, The Wealth of Nations (1776), was the single most important economics treatise to appear up to that time. Although significant works on economics preceded it, it…