The Wealth of Nations, Book 2 and 3

Read by Stephen Escalera

(4.6 stars; 39 reviews)

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9, 1776 during the Scottish Enlightenment. It is a clearly written account of political economy at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, and is widely considered to be the first modern work in the field of economics. (from Wikipedia) (5 hr 39 min)


(4 stars)

good reading of a fairly dull text

Continued from part 1

(5 stars)

An excellent read of a fascinating book. Kudos to the reader for keeping five volumes of economic theory interesting. Topical, given the dependence politicians of the Right seem to place on the text.

Enlightening and interesting

(4.5 stars)

I'm surprised direct citations from these books are presented for often in explaining economics. The reader is clear, but somewhat monotone.

some technical glitches, for which I blame the editors and proof readers. but s…

(4.5 stars)

good reading of a good book.

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