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Key to Abbreviations and References - Adam Smith, Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence Vol. 2b An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Vol. 2 
An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Vol. I and II, ed. R. H. Campbell and A. S. Skinner, vol. II of the Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1981).
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- Key to Abbreviations and References
- [iv] Book Iv, Continued.
- [iv.vi] Chapter VI: Of Treaties of Commerce
- [iv.vii] Chapter VII: Of Colonies
- [iv.vii.a] Part First: of the Motives For Establishing New Colonies
- [iv.vii.b] Part Second: Causes of the Prosperity of New Colonies
- [iv.vii.c] Part Third: of the Advantages Which Europe Has Derived From the Discovery of America, and From That of a Passage to the East Indies By the Cape of Good Hope.
- [iv.viii] Chapter VIII: Conclusion of the Mercantile System
- [iv.ix] Chapter IX: Of the Agricultural Systems, Or of Those Systems of Political Œconomy, Which Represent the Produce of Land As Either the Sole Or the Principal Source of the Revenue and Wealth of Every Country
- [v] Book V: Of the Revenue of the Sovereign Or Commonwealth
- [v.i] Chapter I: Of the Expences of the Sovereign Or Commonwealth
- [v.i.a] Part First: of the Expence of Defence
- [v.i.b] Part II: Of the Expence of Justice
- [v.i.c] Part III: Of the Expence of Publick Works and Publick Institutions
- Article I: Of the Publick Works and Institutions For Facilitating the Commerce of the Society
- [v.i.d] And, First, of Those Which Are Necessary For Facilitating Commerce In General A–a
- [v.i.e] of the Publick Works and Institutions Which Are Necessary For Facilitating Particular Branches of Commerce
- [v.i.f] Article II: Of the Expence of the Institutions For the Education of a Youth 1
- [v.i.g] Article III: Of the Expence of the Institutions For the Instruction of People of All Ages
- [v.i.h] Part IV: Of the Expence of Supporting the Dignity of the Sovereign
- [v.i.i] Conclusion of the Chapter
- [v.ii] Chapter II: Of the Sources of the General Or Publick Revenue of the Society
- [v.ii.a] Part I: Of the Funds Or Sources of Revenue Which May Peculiarly Belong to the Sovereign Or Commonwealth
- [v.ii.b] Part II: Of Taxes
- [v.ii.c] Article I: Taxes Upon Rent; Taxes Upon the Rent of Land
- [v.ii.d] Taxes Which Are Proportioned, Not to the Rent, But to the Produce of Land
- [v.ii.e] Taxes Upon the Rent of Houses
- [v.ii.f] Article II: Taxes Upon Profit, Or Upon the Revenue Arising From Stock
- [v.ii.g] Taxes Upon the Profit of Particular Employments
- [v.ii.h] Appendix to Articles I and II: Taxes Upon the Capital Value of Lands, Houses, and Stock
- [v.ii.i] Article III: Taxes Upon the Wages of Labour
- Article IV: Taxes Which, It Is Intended, Should Fall Indifferently Upon Every Different Species of Revenue
- [v.ii.j] Capitation Taxes
- [v.ii.k] Taxes Upon Consumable Commodities
- [v.iii] Chapter III: Of Publick Debts
- Textual Schedules
- Schedule A. Emendations of Accidental Readings
- Schedule B. Excluded Variants
- Schedule C. Line–end Hyphenation
- Table of Corresponding Passages
Key to Abbreviations and References
|ED||‘Early Draft’ of The Wealth of Nations|
|EPS||Essays on Philosophical Subjects (which include:)|
|Ancient Logics||‘History of the Ancient Logics and Metaphysics’|
|Ancient Physics||‘History of the Ancient Physics’|
|Astronomy||‘History of Astronomy’|
|English and Italian Verses||‘Of the Affinity between certain English and Italian Verses’|
|External Senses||‘Of the External Senses’|
|Imitative Arts||‘Of the Nature of that Imitation which takes place in what are called the Imitative Arts’|
|Music, Dancing, and Poetry||‘Of the Affinity between Music, Dancing and Poetry’|
|Stewart||Dugald Stewart, ‘Account of the Life and Writings of Adam Smith, LL.D.’|
|FA, FB||Two fragments on the division of labour, Buchan Papers, Glasgow University Library.|
|LJ(A)||Lectures on Jurisprudence: Report of 1762–63.|
|LJ(B)||Lectures on Jurisprudence: Report dated 1766.|
|LRBL||Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres|
|TMS||The Theory of Moral Sentiments|
|WN||The Wealth of Nations|
|Anderson Notes||From John Anderson’s Commonplace Book, vol. i, Andersonian Library, University of Strathclyde.|
References to Smith’s published works are given according to the original divisions, together with the paragraph numbers added in the margin of the Glasgow edition. For example:
|TMS I.iii.2.2 =||Theory of Moral Sentiments, Part I, section iii, chapter 2, paragraph 2.|
|WN I.x.b.1 =||Wealth of Nations, Book I, chapter x, section b, paragraph 1.|
|Astronomy, I.4 =||‘History of Astronomy’, Section I, paragraph 4.|
The Table of Corresponding Passages appended to this volume identfies the sections into which the WN is divided and provides for each paragraph the page references in the Cannan editions of 1930 and 1937.
In the case of the lecture notes we have adopted the following practice: references to the LRBL are given in the form ‘LRBL i.8’ (= volume i, page 8 of the original manuscript), with references to the Lothian edition (London, 1963) in parenthesis. In the Lectures on Jurisprudence we have also cited the volume and page reference from the original manuscript (all of which will be included in the Glasgow edition) while retaining page references to the Cannan edition (Oxford, 1896) where appropriate. References to the Correspondence give date of letter and letter number from the Glasgow edition.