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Economic sentiments

Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment

by Emma Rotschild

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Adam, -- 1723-1790,
  • Condorcet, Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, -- marquis de, -- 1743-1794,
  • Economics -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Free enterprise -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Liberalism -- History -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-342) and index.

    StatementEmma Rotschild.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB83 .R68 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 353 p. ;
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18328651M
    ISBN 100674004892
    LC Control Number00053943


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