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The Invisible Hand, Paperback / softback Book

The Invisible Hand Paperback / softback

Part of the Penguin Great Ideas series

Paperback / softback

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Adam Smith's landmark treatise on the free market paved the way for modern capitalism, arguing that competition is the engine of a productive society, and that self-interest will eventually come to enrich the whole community, as if by an 'invisible hand'.

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