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The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

The foundation for all modern economic thought and political economy, The Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of Scottish economist Adam Smith, who introduces the world to the very idea of economics and capitalism in the modern sense of the words. Smith details his argument in five books: Book I. Of the Causes of Improvement in the Productive Power of Labour Book II. Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employment of Stock Introduction 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 Taken together, these books form a giant leap forward in the field of economics. A product of the "Age of Enlightenment," The Wealth of Nations is a must for all who wish to gain a better understanding of the principles upon which all modern capitalistic economies have been founded and the process of wealth creation that is engendered by those principles.

The foundation for all modern economic thought and political economy, The Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of Scottish economist Adam Smith, who introduces the world to the very idea of economics and capitalism in the modern sense of the words. Smith details his argument in five books: Book I. Of the Causes of Improvement in the Productive Power of Labour Book II. Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employment of Stock Introduction 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 Taken together, these books form a giant leap forward in the field of economics. A product of the "Age of Enlightenment," The Wealth of Nations is a must for all who wish to gain a better understanding of the principles upon which all modern capitalistic economies have been founded and the process of wealth creation that is engendered by those principles.
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The foundation for all modern economic thought and political economy, The Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of Scottish economist Adam Smith, who introduces the world to the very idea of economics and capitalism in the modern sense of the words. Smith details his argument in five books: Book I. Of the Causes of Improvement in the Productive Power of Labour Book II. Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employment of Stock Introduction 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 Taken together, these books form a giant leap forward in the field of economics. A product of the "Age of Enlightenment," The Wealth of Nations is a must for all who wish to gain a better understanding of the principles upon which all modern capitalistic economies have been founded and the process of wealth creation that is engendered by those principles.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Gildart Jackson

Length:

36h 44m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

06:37


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

20:25


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:37


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:23


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

40:19


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:13


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

21:13


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

55:36


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

26:03


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

54:16


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

56:42


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

36:27


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

43:23


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

51:01


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

45:35


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

42:47


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

45:00


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:00


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

18:28


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

54:38


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

57:59


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

46:34


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

20:12


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

37:29


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

11:29


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

27:34


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

25:03


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

29:51


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

55:11


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

49:11


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

30:26


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

33:37


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

12:55


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

49:16


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

45:50


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

28:44


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

56:15


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

51:15


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

52:42


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

53:50


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

50:01


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

30:48


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

33:22


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

50:36


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

52:09


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

52:40


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

54:18


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

49:59


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

42:00


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

52:09


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

52:23


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

40:48


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

40:30


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

41:19


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

54:00


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

56:29