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Description - The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Max Weber

Max Weber's best-known and most controversial work, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, first published in 1904, remains to this day a powerful and fascinating read. Weber's highly accessible style is just one of many reasons for his continuing popularity. The book contends that the Protestant ethic made possible and encouraged the development of capitalism in the West. Widely considered as the most informed work ever written on the social effects of advanced capitalism, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism holds its own as one of the most significant books of the twentieth century. The book is one of those rare works of scholarship which no informed citizen can afford to ignore.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415255592
ISBN-10: 0415255597
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 316
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Max Weber

Max Weber (1864-1920). One of the founding fathers of modern sociology.

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