Morals, motives & markets Adam Smith 1723-90 by Jean Jones

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Published by Adam Smith Bicentenary Committee in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Smith, Adam, -- 1723-1790.,
  • Economics -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Philosophy -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.

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Other titlesMorals, motives and markets
Statement[catalogue written by Jean Jones].
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsAdam Smith Bicentenary Committee ., Royal Museum of Scotland.
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LC ClassificationsHB161 .J65 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21491005M
ISBN 100951637703

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