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In 1776, Adam Smith, the great Scottish economist and moral philosopher, published his classic work, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. This DVD is an introduction to modern economics and the importance of free markets. The DVD is narrated by Dr. Benjamin A. Rogge of Wabash College and was prepared with the advice of Professors Ronald H. Coase of the University of Chicago and E. G. West of Carleton University. From his childhood in Scotland through his university days in Oxford and on to his academic career, the DVD examines the events and influences that made Adam Smith the father of economics. The DVD delineates the original brilliance of Adam Smith's ideas that culminated in his masterwork, The Wealth of Nations. Students come to understand the central concepts that Smith presented in The Wealth of Nations, and they see how those concepts made our modern world possible. Click here for a pdf file of the Teacher's Guide for this DVD.
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Paper Money

By Adam Smith

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Exploring the nation's sad state of economic affairs, the author renders the complex issues involved comprehensible to the layman, discussing the influence of the Middle East, today's confusing stock market, and the housing crunch
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The Money Game

By Adam Smith

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How it is played in Wall Street, what money really is, what we think it is and how it makes us behave.
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The Wealth of Nations

By Adam Smith

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The classic eighteenth-century treatise on the principles of political economics
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The Wealth of Nations

By Adam Smith

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Published in 1778, The Wealth of Nations was the first book on economics to catch the public's attention. It provides a recipe for national prosperity that has not been bettered since, based on small government and the freedom of citizens to act in their best interests. It reassuringly assumes no knowledge of its subject, and over 200 years on still provides valuable lessons on the fundamentals of economics. This deluxe, selected edition is a stylish keepsake from the Capstone Classics series.This edition includes:An abridged selection of all 5 books for the contemporary readerAn original commentary offering new research and analysis by classic literature guru Tom Butler-Bowdon A biography and chronology of Adam Smith's life and the events surrounding the original publication of the workToday, The Wealth of Nations is still essential reading for any business or self-development library, reminding us that it is the ingenuity and drive of people, not governments, that remains the source of personal, national and global prosperity.
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