The Wealth of Nations 2 vol set

Adam Smith

$139.95

Although regarded as the first scientific treatise on economics, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations should be viewed in a larger context. The social philosopher, historian, moralist, and political scientist, Adam Smith, attempted to create in this great work a synthesis of ideas that would in essence be a study of political and social evolution. First published in 1776 and a continuing influence worldwide, it is the crowning achievement of one of the leading figures of the Scottish Enlightenment.

 

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Although regarded as the first scientific treatise on economics, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations should be viewed in a larger context. The social philosopher, historian, moralist, and political scientist, Adam Smith, attempted to create in this great work a synthesis of ideas that would in essence be a study of political and social evolution. First published in 1776 and a continuing influence worldwide, it is the crowning achievement of one of the leading figures of the Scottish Enlightenment.

 

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Weight 6 lbs
Dimensions 6.5 × 9.5 × .75 in

Bound in USA since 1975