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Politics in Commercial Society

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674967700

Publication Date: 06/09/2015

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160 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Istvan Hont was a Reader in the History of Political Thought at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of King’s College.

Béla Kapossy is Professor in the Department of History at the University of Lausanne.

Michael Sonenscher is a Fellow of King’s College, University of Cambridge.

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