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"The Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations"

♥ Book Title : The Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations
♣ Name Author : Max Weber
∞ Launching : 2013-08-06
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781781682418
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1781682410
⊕ Number Pages : Total 432 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Max Weber, widely recognized as the greatest of the founders of classical sociology, is often associated with the development of capitalism in Western Europe and the analysis of modernity. But he also had a profound scholarly interest in ancient societies and the Near East, and turned the youthful discipline of sociology to the study of these archaic cultures. The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilizations – Weber’s neglected masterpiece, first published in German in 1897 and reissued in 1909 – is a fascinating examination of the civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Hebrew society in Israel, the city-states of classical Greece, the Hellenistic world and, finally, Republican and Imperial Rome. The book is infused with the excitement attendant when new intellectual tools are brought to bear on familiar subjects. Throughout the work, Weber blends a description of socio-economic structures with an investigation into mechanisms and causes in the rise and decline of social systems. The volume ends with a magisterial explanatory essay on the underlying reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire. From the Trade Paperback edition."Article| Max Weber| Statement ..."

"Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations"

♥ Book Title : Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations
♣ Name Author : Max Weber
∞ Launching : 2013
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1781685444
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781781685440
⊕ Number Pages : Total 233 sheet
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"Ancient Judaism"

♥ Book Title : Ancient Judaism
♣ Name Author : Max Weber
∞ Launching : 2010-05-11
◊ Info ISBN Link : 143911918X
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781439119181
⊕ Number Pages : Total 528 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Weber’s classic study which deals specifically with: Types of Asceticism and the Significance of Ancient Judaism, History and Social Organization of Ancient Palestine, Political Organization and Religious Ideas in the Time of the Confederacy and the Early Kings, Political Decline, Religious Conflict and Biblical Prophecy."Article| Max Weber| Statement ..."

"Rural Athens Under the Democracy"

♥ Book Title : Rural Athens Under the Democracy
♣ Name Author : Nicholas F. Jones
∞ Launching : 2011-02-02
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780812202373
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0812202376
⊕ Number Pages : Total 344 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Much of the evidence—literary, historical, documentary, and pictorial—from ancient Athens is urban in authorship, subject matter, and intended audience. The result has been the assertion of an undifferentiated monolithic "Athenian" citizen regime as often as not identifiably urban in its lifestyle, preoccupations, and attitude. In Rural Athens Under the Democracy, however, Nicholas F. Jones undertakes the first comprehensive attempt to reconstruct on its own terms the world of rural Attica outside the walls during the "classical" fifth and fourth centuries B.C. What he finds is a distinctly nonurban (and nonurbane) order dominated by a traditional, predominantly agrarian society and culture. Jones relies heavily upon the relatively neglected epigraphic record from the rural countryside and villages, as well as posing new questions of the well-known urban writings of Athenian historians, essayists, and philosophers and occasionally following the lead of Hesiod's agrarian poem Works and Days. From these sources he gleans new findings regarding settlement patterns, argues for a heretofore unrecognized system of personal patronage, explores relations between villages and the town of Athens, reconstructs the "Agrarian" Dionysia in several of its more important dimensions, and contrasts the realities of rural Attic culture with their various representations in contemporary literary and philosophical writings by Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, and others. Building on Jones's previous publications on the ancient Greek city-state, Rural Athens Under the Democracy presents the first holistic examination of classical extramural Attica. He challenges the received view that ancient Athens in its heyday was marked by a uniform cultural, ideological, and conspicuously citified order and, in place of the perception of things rural as mere deficits in urbanity, proposes that we look at Attica outside the walls in its own right and in positive terms."Article| Nicholas F. Jones| Statement ..."

"The Ancient Economy"

♥ Book Title : The Ancient Economy
♣ Name Author : Moses I. Finley
∞ Launching : 1973
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0520024362
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780520024366
⊕ Number Pages : Total 222 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : """The Ancient Economy" holds pride of place among the handful of genuinely influential works of ancient history. This is Finley at the height of his remarkable powers and in his finest role as historical iconoclast and intellectual provocateur. It should be required reading for every student of pre-modern modes of production, exchange, and consumption."--Josiah Ober, author of "Political Dissent in Democratic Athens""Article| Moses I. Finley| Statement ..."

"Ancient Civilizations of Africa"

♥ Book Title : Ancient Civilizations of Africa
♣ Name Author : G. Mokhtar
∞ Launching : 1981-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9789231017087
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 923101708X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 804 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Deals with the period beginning at the close of the Neolithic era, from around the eighth millennium before our era. This period of some 9,000 years of history has been sub-divided into four major geographical zones, following the pattern of African historical research. Chapters 1 to 12 cover the corridor of the Nile, Egypt and Nubia. Chapters 13 to 16 relate to the Ethiopian highlands. Chapters 17 to 20 describe the part of Africa later called the Magrhib and its Saharan hinterland. Chapters 21 to 29, the rest of Africa as well as some of the islands of the Indian Ocean.--Publisher's description"Article| G. Mokhtar| Statement ..."

"Religion and the Rise of Capitalism"

♥ Book Title : Religion and the Rise of Capitalism
♣ Name Author : R. H. Tawney
∞ Launching : 2016-08-09
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781781682388
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1781682380
⊕ Number Pages : Total 356 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A classic of political economy that traces the influence of religious thought on capitalism In one of the true classics of twentieth-century political economy, R. H. Tawney investigates the way religion has moulded social and economic practice. He tracks the influence of religious thought on capitalist economy and ideology since the Middle Ages, shedding light on the question of why Christianity continues to exert a unique role in the marketplace. The book offers an incisive analysis of the morals and mores of contemporary Western culture. In tough, muscular, richly varied prose, Tawney tells an absorbing and meaningful story. Today, the dividing line between the spheres of religion and the secular is shifting, and Religion and the Rise of Capitalism is more pertinent than ever. From the Trade Paperback edition."Article| R. H. Tawney| Statement ..."

"The Cambridge Companion to Weber"

♥ Book Title : The Cambridge Companion to Weber
♣ Name Author : Stephen Turner
∞ Launching : 2000-04-13
◊ Info ISBN Link : 052156753X
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780521567534
⊕ Number Pages : Total 288 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This Companion introduces Max Weber, one of the very greatest figures in the history of the social sciences."Article| Stephen Turner| Statement ..."

"The Theory Of Social And Economic Organization"

♥ Book Title : The Theory Of Social And Economic Organization
♣ Name Author : Max Weber
∞ Launching : 2009-11-24
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781439188873
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1439188874
⊕ Number Pages : Total 448 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This book is an introduction to Max Weber’s ambitious comparative study of the sociological and institutional foundations of the modern economic and social order. In this work originally published in German in 1920, Weber discusses the analytical methods of sociology and, at the same time, presents a devastating critique of prevailing sociological theory and of its universalist, determinist underpinnings. None of Weber’s other writings offers the reader such a grasp of his theories; none displays so clearly his erudition, the scope of his interests, and his analytical powers."Article| Max Weber| Statement ..."

"Galateo"

♥ Book Title : Galateo
♣ Name Author : Giovanni Della Casa
∞ Launching : 2013-06-07
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780226010977
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 022601097X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 137 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "“Since it is the case that you are now just beginning that journey that I have for the most part as you see completed, that is, the one through mortal life, and loving you so very much as I do, I have proposed to myself—as one who has been many places—to show you those places in life where, walking through them, I fear you could easily either fall or take the wrong direction.” So begins Galateo, a treatise on polite behavior written by Giovanni Della Casa (1503–56) for the benefit of his nephew, a young Florentine destined for greatness. In the voice of a cranky yet genial old uncle, Della Casa offers the distillation of what he has learned over a lifetime of public service as diplomat and papal nuncio. As relevant today as it was in Renaissance Italy, Galateo deals with subjects as varied as dress codes, charming conversation and off-color jokes, eating habits and hairstyles, and literary language. In its time, Galateo circulated as widely as Machiavelli’s Prince and Castiglione’s Book of the Courtier. Mirroring what Machiavelli did for promoting political behavior, and what Castiglione did for behavior at court, Della Casa here creates a picture of the refined man caught in a world in which embarrassment and vulgarity prevail. Less a treatise promoting courtly values or a manual of savoir faire, it is rather a meditation on conformity and the law, on perfection and rules, but also an exasperated—often theatrical—reaction to the diverse ways in which people make fools of themselves in everyday social situations. With renewed interest in etiquette and polite behavior growing both inside and outside the academy, the time is right for a new, definitive edition of this book. More than a mere etiquette book, this restored edition will be entertaining (and even useful) for anyone making their way in modern civilized and polite society, and a subtle gift for the rude neighbor, the thoughtless dinner guest, or the friend or relative in need of a refresher on proper behavior."Article| Giovanni Della Casa| Statement ..."

"History of the Commune of 1871"

♥ Book Title : History of the Commune of 1871
♣ Name Author : Lissagaray
∞ Launching : 2019-11-27
◊ Info ISBN Link : EAN:4057664609373
⊗ Detail ISBN code :
⊕ Number Pages : Total 479 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : ""History of the Commune of 1871" by Lissagaray (translated by Eleanor Marx Aveling). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format."Article| Lissagaray| Statement ..."