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PLAN OF THE WORK. Various definitions of Wealth, 2; Sources of Wealth, 4 ; Means
of contributing to the increase of Wealth, 5. The variety of Systems has produced Incredulity and Superstition, 6, Affinity of Political Economy with the science of Government and Legislation, 8. Civilization connected with the study of Political Economy, 12. Division of the Work, 13. Introduction : on the nature of Wealth, 15; the passion for Wealth iş universal, 18 ; it is the promoter of Industry, 19; it originally caused Domestic Servitude and Civil and Foreign Wars, 21; among the Persians, 23; Spartans, 24 ; Athenians, 25 ; Carthaginians, 26 ; Romans, 27 ; nations of the Middle Age, 30 ; Arabs, 32; Among the Moderns the passion for Wealth has been directed towards Labour, Industry, and Commerce, 34 ; at Venice, Genoa, Pisa, Florence, in the Hanseatic Towns, the Cities of Spain, France, and Germany, 35; among the Portuguese and Spaniards, in Hindostan and America, 36. Different influence of modern and ancient Wealth, 38. Conclusion of the Introduction, 50.
VARIOUS SYSTEMS CONCERNING THE SOURCES OF
The Mercantile System, 52 ; the Monetary System, 58 ; the System
of lowering the rate of Interest, 60 ; the Agricultural System, 63 ; The System of Labour that fixes and realizes itself in a permanent object, 67 ; the System of the permanent and necessary equilibrium of Wealth and Poverty, 68; these various Systems reconciled, 70.
OF THE VARIOUS SYSTEMS CONCERNING LA BOUR,
limits Accumulation, 94 ; the distribution of its produce holds
in Manufactures, 130; 2, its concentration in Agriculture, or
natural rate, 158. Conclusion of the Second Book, 161.
OF THE VARIOUS SYSTEMS RESPECTING CAPITAL
advancement of Agriculture, or in the first materials of all Labour,
cultural labour, and by the increased price of commodities
Metallic Currency belong? 186: is Paper Credit a part of cap-
it is greater or smaller according as Capitals are employed, 231.
OF THE VARIOUS SVSTEMS RELATING TO THE CIR-
CULATION OF THE PRODUCE OF LABOUR BY
MEANS OF COMMERCE.
Introduction, on the importance of Commerce, 249.
ted, 1st, by the wants of the Consumers, and their means of sup-
Produce of labour, 286. Different kinds of Money, 287: ob-
Credit, 322: 1, Commercial Credit, ibid. Of the liquidation of
Commercial Credit by setting off or compensating one debt against
Opinions in favour of Foreign Trade, 382 ; in favour of the
of the Ancients, ibid. This mode of trading is beneficial, and has