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    DescriptionSmith's "The Wealth of Nations" was the first comprehensive treatment of political economy. Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, the book's publication in 1776 co-incided with America's Declaration of Independence. These volumes include Smith's assessment of the mercantile system, his advocacy of the freedom of commerce and industry, and his famous prophecy that 'America will be one of the foremost nations of the world'.


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    Title
    The Wealth of Nations: Books IV-V
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Adam Smith, Edited by Andrew Skinner, Introduction by Andrew Skinner, Notes by Andrew Skinner
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 672
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 458 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140436150
    ISBN 10: 0140436154
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ECO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.5
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: KCA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
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    BIC subject category V2: KCP
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/18CNTY
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036020
    Libri: I-BE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27830
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 06
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BUS023000, BUS069030
    DC22: 330.153, 330.15/3
    LC classification: HB161 .S6522 1999
    B&T Approval Code: A45303000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: KCA, KCP, KCZ
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 March 2000
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Adam Smith (1723-1790) was born in Glasgow and after being educated in Glasgow and Oxford, he held a number of academic posts before becoming tutor to the young Duke of Buccleuch. This post took him to France where he began writing his political treatise, THE WEALTH OF NATIONS. Andrew S. Skinner is Adam Smith Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus at Glasgow University and has published widely on Adam Smith and is the editor of the first three volumes of THE WEALTH OF NATIONS for Penguin.