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Cover of: An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations by Adam Smith

An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Published by Collier in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Book I: Of the causes of improvement in the productive power of labour, and of the order according to which its produce is naturally distributed among the different ranks of the people: Of the Division of Labour
Of the principle which gives occasion to the Division of Labour
That the Divisioin of Labour is limited by the extent of the market
Of the origin and use of money
Of the real and nominal price of commodities, or of their price in labour, and their price in money
Of the component parts of the price of commodities
Of the natural and market price of commodities
Of the ages of labor
Of the profits of stock
Of wages and profit in the different employments of labour and stock
Of the rent of land
Book II: Of the nature, accumulation, and employment of stock: Of the Division of Stock
Of money considered as a particular branch of the general stock of the society, or of the expence of maintaining the national capital
Of the accumulation of capital, or of productive and unproductive labour
Of stock lent at interest
Of the different employment of capitals
Book III: Of the different progress of Opulence in different nations: Of the natural progress of opulence
Book IV: Of systems of political economy: Of the principle of the commercial or mercantile system
Of restraints upon the importation from foreign countries of such goods as can be produced at home
Of the extraordinary restraints upon the importation of goods of almost all kinds, from those countries with which the balance is supposed to be disadventageous
Of drawbacks
Of bounties
Of treaties of commerce
Of colonies
Conclusion of the mercantile system
Of the agricultural systems, or of the systems of political economy, which represent the produce of land as either the sole or the principal source of the revenue and wealth of every country
Book V: Of the revenue of the Sovereign or Commonwealth
Of the expences of the Sovereign or Commonwealth
Of the sources of the general or public revenue of the society
Of public debts.

Edition Notes

Spine title: Wealth of nations.

"The five-foot shelf of books."

Series The Harvard classics -- v. 10
Other Titles Wealth of nations.


Library of Congress HB161 .S6 1937b

The Physical Object

Pagination 564 p., [1] leaf of plates ;
Number of pages 564

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24210749M
Internet Archive inquiryintonatur10smit
OCLC/WorldCat 2290467



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