An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations - Book 1, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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In this text, the introductory material has been created by an esteemed scholar. The Preface makes this explicit. The topic of the discussion is whether or not any spelling changes have been made and how this influences the accuracy of the different editions. Scholars are aware of and respect that preservation is part of their work. Edwin Cannon, of the London School of Economics is the author of the Preface. His note is dated 1904. What follows is the Editor's Introduction. Here, the writer is another editor, scholar Max Lerner. He explains how the first published editions of the book came out in two volumes during the 1770s. The realities of the Christianized European world came into play. The editor explains that in the first volume, Catholic and Protestant forms of Christianity are found in association with the politics of the East India Company...

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