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Adams, Brooks 1848-1927

Overview
Works: 102 works in 407 publications in 4 languages and 11,771 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: F67, 901
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Most widely held works by Brooks Adams
The law of civilization and decay : an essay on history by Brooks Adams( Book )

84 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Law of Civilization and Decay (1895), Adams presents his theory that historical events are determined by economic conditions. While believing that economic concerns trade and the accumulation of wealth, for example provided a primary impetus for civilization, he also believed that, unchecked, they invariably led to collapse
The emancipation of Massachusetts; the dream and the reality by Brooks Adams( Book )

52 editions published between 1886 and 2011 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Adams's first important historical work, published in 1887, the author argues that Puritan Massachusetts had once been a theocracy where there was no place for freedom of religion, speech, or opinion, and that succeeding generations had to struggle for these freedoms. The book also contains the first expression of Adams's preoccupation with the relationship between historical events and economic conditions
The theory of social revolutions by Brooks Adams( )

18 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1913 volume, Adams sets out the case for the necessity of the impartiality of law. Concerned about the dangers stemming from the great wealth and private power newly being created in America, he argues that the justice system can only be satisfactory when applied in an entirely egalitarian manner. Chapters include The Collapse of Capitalistic Government," The Limitations of the Judicial Function," American Courts as Legislative Chambers," The Social Equilibrium," and Political Courts."
America's economic supremacy by Brooks Adams( Book )

36 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author examines America's reluctant rise to power and the United Kingdom's subsequent decline. Exhibiting a Darwinian perspective on the hierarchy of nations, Adams analyzes how power, wealth, and war are related. He argues that trade is an even more powerful force than war, demonstrating his point through the example of sugar production. Adams strongly believed that America's rise to world supremacy was both a blessing and a curse
The degradation of the democratic dogma by Henry Adams( Book )

26 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new empire by Brooks Adams( Book )

21 editions published between 1902 and 1989 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Railways as public agents a study in sovereignty by Brooks Adams( )

7 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plutocratic revolution an address before the New England Tariff Reform League, June 15, 1892 by Brooks Adams( )

5 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Title to property address of Mr. Brooks Adams before the New Jersey State Bar Association at Atlantic City, N.J. on June 13, 1914 by Brooks Adams( )

7 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gold standard An historical study by Brooks Adams( Book )

14 editions published between 1894 and 1897 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new empire, with an appendix containing a chronological survey from 4000 B.C. up till 1900 by Brooks Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of Spokane, et al., v. Northern Pacific Railway, et al. brief for complainants by Spokane (Wash.)( )

1 edition published in 1907 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Gesetz der Zivilisation und des Verfalles; vollständige und autorisierte Übersetzung nach der Englischen und Französischen Ausg by Brooks Adams( Book )

10 editions published in 1907 in German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centralization and the law( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La loi de la civilisation et de la décadence; essai historique by Brooks Adams( Book )

8 editions published in 1899 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foreign trade of the United States by Brooks Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Francis Adams : an American statesman by Brooks Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ley de la civilización y de la decadencia de los pueblos by Brooks Adams( Book )

3 editions published between 1905 and 1910 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incoherence of American democracy : an address by Brooks Adams before the Bunker Hill Monument Association, June 17, 1916 by Brooks Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1916 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wisconsin railway legislation by David Ames Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (311)

German (14)

French (8)

Spanish (3)

Covers
The emancipation of Massachusetts; the dream and the realityThe theory of social revolutionsThe degradation of the democratic dogma