The Wealth of Nations


The Wealth of Nations Author Adam Smith
ISBN-10 1505577128
ISBN-13 9781505577129
Year 2014-12-16
Pages 524
Language English
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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The Wealth of Nations was published 9 March 1776 during the Scottish Enlightenment and the Scottish Agricultural Revolution It influenced a number of authors and economists as well as governments and organizations For example Alexander Hamilton was influenced in part by The Wealth of Nations to write his Report on Manufactures in which he argued against many of Smith s policies Interestingly Hamilton based much of this report on the ideas of Jean Baptiste Colbert and it was in part Colbert s ideas that Smith responded to with The Wealth of Nations Many other authors were influenced by the book and used it as a starting point in their own work including Jean Baptiste Say David Ricardo Thomas Malthus and later Ludwig von Mises The Russian national poet Aleksandr Pushkin refers to The Wealth of Nations in his 1833 verse novel Eugene Onegin

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