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

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations : A Selected Edition

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This edition contains generous selections from all five volumes of The Wealth of Nations, and places Smith's inquiry into its historical, intellectual, and cultural context.
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  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 129 x 196 x 32mm | 468g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0199535922
  • 9780199535927
  • 28,628

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the selection of material is judicious and the commentary brilliant and entertaining * Mark Davis, Professor of Mathematics, Imperial College London *
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About Adam Smith

Kathryn Sutherland is the editor of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations and Austen-Leigh's Memoir of Jane Austen and Other Family Recollections for Oxford World's Classics. She has published widely on fictional and non-fictional writings of the Scottish Enlightenment and Romantic periods. She is the author of Jane Austen's Textual Lives: From Aeschylus to Bollywood.
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