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A noted economic historian who co-edited the internationally acclaimed Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith in 7 volumes.
Connection to the University of Glasgow: Professor
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The following achievement is associated with Roy Campbell:
Extending and renewing interest in Adam Smith (1723-1790)
A work of great skill and dedication taking over 25 years to complete, the seven volumes of The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith were published by Oxford University Press between 1976 and 1987.
Roy H Campbell was Professor of Economic History at the University of East Anglia and at the University of Stirling before joining the University as a Senior Research Fellow.
His numerous publications include Scotland Since 1707: the rise of an industrial society (1965), which has been a standard text in University courses since its first edition; The Rise and Fall of Scottish Industry 1707-1939 (1980) and Owners and Occupiers (1991). He was one of the team of editors of the hugely significant Glasgow edition of the Works of Adam Smith.