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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


  • Smith, Adam, -- 1723-1790.

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Statementedited by John Cunningham Wood. Vol.1.
ContributionsWood, John Cunningham.
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Open LibraryOL15032744M
ISBN 100415108942

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Jan 05,  · The Wealth of Nations [Adam Smith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Wealth of Nations was published 9 March , during the Scottish Enlightenment and the Scottish Agricultural Revolution. It influenced a number of authors and economists/5(). Looking for books by Adam Smith? See all books authored by Adam Smith, including An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, and The Wealth of Nations Volume 1, and more on Aug 17,  · The Price of Prosperity: Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them - FULL Audiobook - Duration: Aaron Mcgeeney 4, views. (–90)Scottish philosopher and economist. Although best remembered as an economist, Smith was a polymath, and an eminent social theorist and moral philosopher. Born in Kirkcaldy, he was educated at Glasgow university and Balliol College, Oxford. He resided in Edinburgh, and became friends with Hume and his circle, from until , in which year he was appointed professor of logic at.

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