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Adam Smith

Economist (5-Jun-1723 — 17-Jul-1790)


Peter Minowitz. Profits, Priests, and Princes: Adam Smith's Emancipation of Economics from Politics and Religion. Stanford University Press. 1993. 345pp.

Ian Simpson Ross. The Life of Adam Smith. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1995. 495pp.

Emma Rothschild. Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet, and the Enlightenment. Harvard University Press. 2001. 353pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1360)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.346)

  8. British Authors Before 1800 (pp.476-78)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.957)

  10. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.96-99)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.457)

  12. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.632)

  13. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.482)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.479)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.115)

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