The Wealth of Nations (Publix Press edition, full text; includes additional resources)

The Wealth of Nations (Publix Press edition, full text; includes additional resources)

by Adam Smith

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The Publix Press edition of THE WEALTH OF NATIONS by Adam Smith:

-Includes the full and unaltered text, as well as newly created tables including Adam Smith's original data.
-Includes an interactive table of contents.
-Automatically saves your reading place.
-Includes access to additional resources, such as audio versions of the book, illustrated versions of the book, and more.
-Is annotated.

Adam Smith's masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. Written in clear and incisive prose, The Wealth of Nations articulates the concepts indispensable to an understanding of contemporary society.

Publix Press publishes a growing collection of classic works of literature, history, philosophy, and more. Our books are newly designed and typeset, include the full and unaltered text, and are enhanced with added value whenever possible. We take every effort to ensure that our books are complete, authentic, and readable. The Publix Press collection is easily accessible through assorted digital channels for a broad reading audience, from young adults and the general public to scholars and educational institutions.

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To access the additional resources available for this book, see the final chapter.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162701903
Publisher: Publix Press
Publication date: 09/14/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 816 KB

About the Author

Adam Smith was a Scottish social philosopher and political economist. After two centuries, Adam Smith remains a towering figure in the history of economic thought. Known primarily for a single work—The Wealth of Nations (1776), the first comprehensive system of political economy—Smith is more properly regarded as a social philosopher whose economic writings constitute only the capstone to an overarching view of political and social evolution. If his masterwork is viewed in relation to his earlier lectures on moral philosophy and government, as well as to allusions in The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) to a work he hoped to write on “the general principles of law and government, and of the different revolutions they have undergone in the different ages and periods of society,” then The Wealth of Nations may be seen not merely as a treatise on economics but also as a partial exposition of a much larger scheme of historical evolution.

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