An Inquiry Into The Nature And Causes Of The Wealth Of Nations: Complete Five Unabridged Books

An Inquiry Into The Nature And Causes Of The Wealth Of Nations: Complete Five Unabridged Books

by Adam Smith

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The complete five unabridged books of The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith. This epic collection of economic ideas show that people and free markets drive improvements, not governments and regulation.

First published the same year as the Declaration of Independence in 1776, it became a prescient blueprint for the new United States of America.

No student of thought should be without this historic book. This classic volume is provided here with full text at an affordable price.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

BOOK I. OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DISTRIBUTED AMONG THE DIFFERENT RANKS OF THE PEOPLE

BOOK II. OF THE NATURE, ACCUMULATION, AND EMPLOYMENT OF STOCK

BOOK III. OF THE DIFFERENT PROGRESS OF OPULENCE IN DIFFERENT NATIONS

BOOK IV. OF SYSTEMS OF POLITICAL ECONOMY

BOOK V. OF THE REVENUE OF THE SOVEREIGN OR COMMONWEALTH

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640321045
Publisher: Ross Bolton
Publication date: 07/01/2018
Pages: 452
Sales rank: 574,574
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK. 4

BOOK I. OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DISTRIBUTED AMONG THE DIFFERENT RANKS OF THE PEOPLE 6

CHAPTER I. OF THE DIVISION OF LABOUR. 6

CHAPTER II. OF THE PRINCIPLE WHICH GIVES OCCASION TO THE DIVISION OF LABOUR. 10

CHAPTER III. THAT THE DIVISION OF LABOUR IS LIMITED BY THE EXTENT OF THE MARKET. 12

CHAPTER IV. OF THE ORIGIN AND USE OF MONEY. 14

CHAPTER V. OF THE REAL AND NOMINAL PRICE OF COMMODITIES, OR OF THEIR PRICE IN LABOUR, AND THEIR PRICE IN MONEY. 17

CHAPTER VI. OF THE COMPONENT PART OF THE PRICE OF COMMODITIES. 25

CHAPTER VII. OF THE NATURAL AND MARKET PRICE OF COMMODITIES. 29

CHAPTER VIII. OF THE WAGES OF LABOUR. 33

CHAPTER IX. OF THE PROFITS OF STOCK. 44

CHAPTER X. OF WAGES AND PROFIT IN THE DIFFERENT EMPLOYMENTS OF LABOUR AND STOCK. 49

CHAPTER XI. OF THE RENT OF LAND. 71

BOOK II. OF THE NATURE, ACCUMULATION, AND EMPLOYMENT OF STOCK 126

INTRODUCTION. 126

CHAPTER I. OF THE DIVISION OF STOCK. 127

CHAPTER II. OF MONEY, CONSIDERED AS A PARTICULAR BRANCH OF THE GENERAL STOCK OF THE SOCIETY, OR OF THE EXPENSE OF MAINTAINING THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. 131

CHAPTER III. OF THE ACCUMULATION OF CAPITAL, OR OF PRODUCTIVE AND UNPRODUCTIVE LABOUR. 154

CHAPTER IV. OF STOCK LENT AT INTEREST. 163

CHAPTER V. OF THE DIFFERENT EMPLOYMENTS OF CAPITALS. 167

BOOK III. OF THE DIFFERENT PROGRESS OF OPULENCE IN DIFFERENT NATIONS 176

CHAPTER I. OF THE NATURAL PROGRESS OF OPULENCE. 176

CHAPTER II. OF THE DISCOURAGEMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN THE ANCIENT STATE OF EUROPE, AFTER THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. 178

CHAPTER III. OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF CITIES AND TOWNS, AFTER THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. 184

CHAPTER IV. HOW THE COMMERCE OF TOWNS CONTRIBUTED TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE COUNTRY. 189

BOOK IV. OF SYSTEMS OF POLITICAL ECONOMY 196

CHAPTER I. OF THE PRINCIPLE OF THE COMMERCIAL OR MERCANTILE SYSTEM. 196

CHAPTER II. OF RESTRAINTS UPON IMPORTATION FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES OF SUCH GOODS AS CAN BE PRODUCED AT HOME. 207

CHAPTER III. OF THE EXTRAORDINARY RESTRAINTS UPON THE IMPORTATION OF GOODS OF ALMOST ALL KINDS, FROM THOSE COUNTRIES WITH WHICH THE BALANCE IS SUPPOSED TO BE DISADVANTAGEOUS. 217

CHAPTER IV. OF DRAWBACKS. 230

CHAPTER V. OF BOUNTIES. 233

CHAPTER VI. OF TREATIES OF COMMERCE. 251

CHAPTER VII. OF COLONIES. 257

CHAPTER VIII. CONCLUSION OF THE MERCANTILE SYSTEM. 300

CHAPTER IX. OF THE AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS, OR OF THOSE 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. 310

APPENDIX TO BOOK IV 323

BOOK V. OF THE REVENUE OF THE SOVEREIGN OR COMMONWEALTH 324

CHAPTER I. OF THE EXPENSES OF THE SOVEREIGN OR COMMONWEALTH. 324

CHAPTER II. OF THE SOURCES OF THE GENERAL OR PUBLIC REVENUE OF THE SOCIETY. 384

CHAPTER III. OF PUBLIC DEBTS. 430

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