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Product Description: In 1729, Marc-Antoine Lamerenx, a minor French nobleman, set sail for Saint-Domingue. Twenty years later, peasant Jean Mouscardy also made the long and difficult journey to Saint-Domingue. Although the men were not related and had little in common, they hailed from the same Pyrenean town, La Bastide Clairence...read more

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9781421421285 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In 1729, Marc-Antoine Lamerenx, a minor French nobleman, set sail for Saint-Domingue.

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Product Description: Pierre Force studies the history of the concept of self-interest to understand its meaning by the time that Adam Smith used it as an axiom in The Wealth of Nations. He demonstrates that Smith, unlike many of his predecessors and contemporaries, never endorsed the idea that self-interest is the motivation behind all human action, although the "selfish hypothesis" did have a place in his doctrine...read more

Hardcover:

9780521830607 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 22, 2003, cover price $129.99 | About this edition: Pierre Force studies the history of the concept of self-interest to understand its meaning by the time that Adam Smith used it as an axiom in The Wealth of Nations.

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9780521036191 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, April 23, 2007), cover price $64.99 | About this edition: Pierre Force studies the history of the concept of self-interest to understand its meaning by the time that Adam Smith used it as an axiom in The Wealth of Nations.

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