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Adam Smith (1723 - 1790) was born in Glasgow and after being educated in Glasgow and Oxford, he held a number of academic posts before becoming tutor to the young Duke of Buccleuch. This post took him to France where he began writing his political treatise, The Wealth of Nations.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 141042540
Book Description Penguin Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141042540
Book Description Penguin Books, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141042540
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