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Number of Pages: 1216
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 2000
|Dimensions: 8 X 5 X 1 3/4 (inches)|
Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy: A Historical and Contemporary Perspective on Markets, Law, Ethics, and CultureJerry EvenskyCambridge University Press / 2007 / Trade Paperback$38.24
God And Business: Christianity's Case For CapitalismRobert R. RichardsXulon Press / 2002 / Hardcover$37.79 Retail:
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Economics in Christian Perspective: Theory, Policy and Life ChoicesVictor V. Claar, Robin J. KlayIVP Academic / 2007 / Trade Paperback$22.50 Retail:
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Introduction by Robert Reich
Commentary by R. H. Campbell and A. S. Skinner
Adam Smiths masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. Written in clear and incisive prose, The Wealth of Nations articulates the concepts indispensable to an understanding of contemporary society; and Robert Reichs Introduction both clarifies Smiths analyses and illuminates his overall relevance to the world in which we live. As Reich writes, "Smiths mind ranged over issues as fresh and topical today as they were in the late eighteenth centuryjobs, wages, politics, government, trade, education, business, and ethics."
Includes a Modern Library Reading Group Guide
Robert Reich is Chancellors Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. His books include The Work of Nations, Reason, Supercapitalism, and Aftershock.
--Robert L. Heilbroner
drew hill5 Stars Out Of 5the wealth of nationsMarch 17, 2017drew hillQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5SUCH AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF HISTORY, I RECOMMEND IT HIGHLY, AND FEEL IT SHOULD BE REQUIRED READING, ALONG WITH "THE BLACK BOOK OF COMMUNISM".. MY CHILDREN NOW 21,13,AND 8 HAVE AND WILL READ BOTH...