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Published: 25 October 2018

152 Pages | 1 black and white image


ISBN: 9780198784456

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Adam Smith: A Very Short Introduction

Christopher J. Berry

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces Adam Smith through an overview of his writings and moral philosophy
  • Provides a non-technical, accessible account of Smith's central ideas in The Wealth of Nations
  • Outlines Smith's intellectual and social environment, and its influence on his thinking
  • Offers a clear account of Smith's economics
  • Discusses Smith's influence on subsequent generations, and the ways in which he has been interpreted
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide