This is the father of modern economics and should be a required book to read. Very well done starting from the beginning and building it up to what we know as capitalism.
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Book 1: 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.