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An essay on the history of civil society

Author: Adam Ferguson; Fania Oz-Salzberger
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A subtle critique of declining communal virtues, arguing instead for active citizenship.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Ferguson; Fania Oz-Salzberger
ISBN: 052144215X 9780521442152 0521447364 9780521447362
OCLC Number: 492979368
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxv, 283 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Of the general characteristics of human nature; 2. Of the history of rude nations; 3. Of the history of policy and arts; 4. Of the consequences that result from advancement of civil and commercial arts; 5. Of the decline of nations; 6. Of corruption and political slavery.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Responsibility: Adam Ferguson ; edited by Fania Oz-Salzberger.
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