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Selections from Fields, Factories, and Workshops

  • Emile Capouya
  • Keitha Tompkins

Abstract

Who does not remember the remarkable chapter by which Adam Smith opens his inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations? Even those of our contemporary economists who seldom revert to the works of the father of political economy, and often forget the ideas which inspired them, know that chapter almost by heart, so often has it been copied and recopied since. It has become an article of faith; and the economical history of the century which has elapsed since Adam Smith wrote has been, so to speak, an actual commentary upon it.

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Cultivable Area Human Labour Average Crop Engineering Workshop Great Industry 
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© Emile Capouya and Keitha Tompkins 1975

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  • Emile Capouya
  • Keitha Tompkins

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