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  • Bootleggers and Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics

    By Adam Smith

    Our Price: $12.45
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781939709363
    • Publisher: Cato Institute
    • Published: September 2014
    Policy analysts, academics and journalists lament the influence of money on politics. But in the political economy, politicians often carefully design regulations so that two very different interest groups will be satisfied: “bootleggers,” who seek private benefits, and “Baptists,” who seek to serve the public interest, must both support the regulation. Economists Adam Smith and Bruce Yandle apply the theory to a wide range of current issues, including the financial crisis, Obamacare and environmental regulation.
  • The Correspondence of Adam Smith

    By Adam Smith

    Our Price: $14.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780913966990
    • Publisher: Liberty Fund
    • Published: December 1987
    This volume offers an engaging portrait of Smith through more than four hundred letters; also included are appendices with Smith's thoughts on the "Contest with America" and a collection of letters from Jeremy Bentham.
  • The Rough Guide to 21st Century Cinema

    By Adam Smith

    Our Price: $11.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781405385374
    • Publisher: Rough Guides
    • Published: October 2012
    Packed with numerous film stills and covering top actors, genres and productions, a visual reference for movie buffs includes coverage of Hollywood blockbusters, indie gems and children's favorites. Original.
  • The Theory of Moral Sentiments

    By Adam Smith

    Our Price: $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143105923
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: January 2010
    Presents Adam Smith's influential treatise on social responsibility, advancing the principles of benevolence, justice, and sympathy.
  • The Wealth of Nations

    By Adam Smith

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780857080776
    • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
    • Published: September 2010
    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.
  • The Wealth of Nations

    By Adam Smith

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679783367
    • Publisher: The Modern Library
    • Published: November 2000
    (The Modern Library Classics). First published in 1776. The foundation text of modern economic thought in the West, this seminal work remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism, articulating the concepts indispensable to the understanding of contemporary society. Indexes. 1,155p.
  • The Wealth of Nations, Books IV-V

    By Adam Smith

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780140436150
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: March 2000
    Presents the classic eighteenth-century treatise on political economics.
  • The Wealth of Nations: Books I-III

    By Adam Smith

    Our Price: $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780140432084
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: August 1970
    (Penguin Classics). With this landmark treatise on political economy, Adam Smith paved the way for modern capitalism, arguing that a truly free market - fired by competition yet guided as if by an 'invisible hand' to ensure justice and equality - was the engine of a fair and productive society. Books I-III of Smith's monumental work examine the 'division of labor' as the key to economic growth, by ensuring the interdependence of individualsand society. They also cover the origins of money and the importance of wages, profit, rent, and stocks. Further Reading; Indexes. 570p.

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