4 edition of A wealth of history found in the catalog.
A wealth of history
|LC Classifications||HG8963.P432 C35 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||144 p. :|
|Number of Pages||144|
|LC Control Number||00112093|
NINA REVOYR is the author of six novels, including A Student of History; Lost Canyon; The Age of Dreaming, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Southland, a Los Angeles Times best seller and “Best Book” of ; The Necessary Hunger; and Wingshooters, which won an Indie Booksellers Choice Award and was selected by O, The Oprah Magazine as one of “10 Titles to Pick. The Wealth of a Nation A History of Trade Politics in America C. Donald Johnson. Gives a sweeping chronology that places the tariff and trade in historical context through stories, anecdotes, and quotes; Draws from author's experience on trade policy issues as a policymaker and practitioner since the s.
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The depth and breadth of the work is impressive in at least two respects. First, it covers events in the Solomons from initial European contact in the middles to the country's emergence as an independent and sovereign state in First published inThe Wealth of Nations is generally regarded as the foundation of contemporary economic thought.
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam published inthe book offers one of the world's first collected descriptions of what builds nations' wealth, and is today a fundamental work in classical : Adam Smith.
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The length of the book necessitates that it cannot delve into too much detail about any particular era. This trait is both a strength and a drawback/5. Book II is called "Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employment of Stock." This part of The Wealth of Nations is all about people's personal stocks of wealth.
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It was initially published in French (as Le Capital au XXIe siècle) in August ; an English translation by Arthur Goldhammer followed in April The book's central thesis is that when the rate of return Author: Thomas Piketty. Adam Smith - Adam Smith - The Wealth of Nations: Despite its renown as the first great work in political economy, The Wealth of Nations is in fact a continuation of the philosophical theme begun in The Theory of Moral Sentiments.
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