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Synopsis: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ...which being the effect either of the peculiar situation, or of the political institutions of a particular country, takes place only in that country, is a matter of very great consequence, which, far from tending to make any body really richer, tends to make every body really poorer. The rise in the money price of all commodities, which is in this case peculiar to that country, tends to discourage more or less every sort of industry which is carried on within it, and to enable foreign nations, by furnishing almost all softs of goods for a smaller quantity of silver than its own workmen can afford to do, to undersel them not only in the foreign, but even in the home market." Vol. ii. page 278. One, and I think the only one, of the disadvantages of a low value of silver in a country, proceeding from a forced abundance, has been ably explained by Dr. Smith. If the trade in gold and silver were free, " the gold and silver which would go abroad, would not go abroad for nothing, but would bring back an equal value of goods of some kind or another. Those goods, too, would not be all matters of mere luxury and expense, to be consumed by idle people, who produce nothing in return for their consumption. As the real wealth and revenue of idle people would not be augmented by this extraordinary exportation of gold and silver, so would neither their consumption be augmented by it. Those goods would, probably the greater part of them, and certainly some part of them, consist in materials, tools, and provisions, for the employment and maintenance of industrious people, who would reproduce with a profit, the full value of their consumption. A part of the dead stock of the society would thus be turned into active stock, and would put into motion a greater quantity...
Title: Principles of Political Economy and Taxation...
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date: 1971
Book Condition: Good
Edition: New edition.
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Book Description Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1971. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition first printing Penguin Pelican Classics paperback 432 pp Page edges a little tanned , small light corner crease otherwise Very Good condition. No inscriptions. . Seller Inventory # 074574