Freedom in the Making of Western Culture Volume I
By (author) Orlando Patterson
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Freedom by Orlando Patterson
Book DescriptionThis magisterial work traces the history of our most cherished value. Patterson links the birth of freedom in primitive societies with the institution of slavery, and traces the evolution of three forms of freedom in the West from antiquity through the Middle Ages.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465025329
(204mm x 135mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 23-Sep-1992
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Orlando Patterson
Cultural Matrix, Paperback (November 2016)
The Cultural Matrix seeks to unravel an American paradox: the socioeconomic crisis and social isolation of disadvantaged black youth, on the one hand, and their extraordinary integration and prominence in popular culture on the other. This interdisciplinary work explains how a complex matrix of cultures influences black youth.
Freedom, Hardback (December 1991)» View all books by Orlando Patterson
This work traces the origin and development of the idea of freedom in Western culture. It deals with three distinct forms of freedom: personal freedom; civic freedom (the right to participate in public life); and sovereign freedom (the right to exercise power over others).
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Author Biography - Orlando Patterson
Orlando Patterson is the John Cowles Professor of Sociology at Harvard University.
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