An Essay on the Distribution of Wealth: And on the Sources of Taxation (Classic Reprint)

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1kg Limited, Jul 15, 2015 - Business & Economics - 444 pages
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The causes of the varying wealth and poverty of nations have naturally at all times attracted the eager attention of mankind. For a long time, however, it was thought that there was nothing in the subject very difficult to understand: that the only way for a people to get rich was to procure money or bullion, and that the only way to get poor was to part with them. The art of enrich ing nations obviously consisted, therefore, in devising the means, first, of getting possession of as much of the precious metals as possible, and then, of holding them fast so as to keep the heap ever grow ing.

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