A History of the Theories of Production and Distribution in English Political Economy, from 1776 to 1848 is a book written by Edwin Cannan and originally published in 1903. The book provides a detailed account of the evolution of economic thought in England during the period between 1776 and 1848. It covers the major economic theories and debates of the time, including those of Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Thomas Malthus, and John Stuart Mill. The book also examines the social and political context in which these theories were developed and the impact they had on economic policy and practice. The author provides a critical analysis of each theory, highlighting its strengths and weaknesses and evaluating its contribution to the development of economic thought. The book is a valuable resource for students and scholars of economics, history, and political science, as well as anyone interested in the history of economic thought.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.