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Subject Area: Economics
Topic: General Treatises on Economics

Thomas Robert Malthus, Principles of Political Economy [1836]

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Principles of Political Economy (London: W. Pickering, 1836).

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The first edition was published in 1820. This is the second edition of 1836. It is one of the major works in the classical school of political economy along with Smith’s Wealth of Nations and Ricardo’s Principles of Political Economy.

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