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The Wealth of Nations

The Wealth of Nations (1776) by Adam Smith was a critique of mercantilism and a synthesis of the emerging economic thinking of his time.

Smith's book is usually considered to be the beginning of modern economics.

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The Wealth of Nations online (http://www.econlib.org/library/Smith/smWN)

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