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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:|
|Named Person:||Max Weber; Max Weber|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lawrence A Scaff
|ISBN:||9781400836710 1400836719 1299051146 9781299051140|
|Notes:||Description based upon print version of record.|
|Awards:||Winner of American Sociological Association: Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award 2012.|
|Description:||1 online resource (329 p.)|
|Contents:||Cover; MAX WEBER IN AMERICA; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ILLUSTRATIONS; Figures; Tables; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; PART 1 THE AMERICAN JOURNEY; ONE Thoughts about America; Traveling to Progressive America; New Horizons of Thought; A "Spiritualistic" Construction of the Modern Economy?; TWO The Land of Immigrants; Arriving in New York; 1. The Park Row and St. Paul Skyscrapers in 1904; Church and Sect, Status and Class; 2. The German Reform Church in North Tonawanda, New York; Settlements and Urban Space; THREE Capitalism; The City as Phantasmagoria Hull House, the Stockyards, and the Working ClassCharacter as Social Capital; FOUR Science and World Culture; The St. Louis Congress: Unity of the Sciences?; The Last Time for a Free and Great Development: American Exceptionalism?; The Politics of Art; Gender, Education, and Authority; FIVE Remnants of Romanticism; The Lure of the Frontier; 3. Colonel Clarence B. Douglas; The Problems of Indian Territory; 4. Tams Bixby; 5. Robert Latham Owen; 6. Narcissa Chisolm Owen; Nature, Traditionalism, and the New World; 7. The clubhouse at Fort Gibson, Indian Territory; The Significance of the Frontier SIX The Color LineDu Bois and the Study of Race; 8. W.E.B. Du Bois; The Lessons of Tuskegee; Race and Ethnicity, Class and Caste; SEVEN Different Ways of Life; Colonial Children; Nothing Remains except Eternal Change; Ecological Interlude; Inner Life and Public World; The Cool Objectivity of Sociation; EIGHT The Protestant Ethic; Spirit and World; 9. The Haverford Friends Meeting House; William James and His Circle; 10. William James; Ideas and Experience; NINE American Modernity; Strange Contradictions; Becoming American; 11. Jewish immigrant girls, Henry Street Settlement, New York City Cultural PluralismTEN Interpretation of the Experience; The Discourse about America; A Way Out of the Iron Cage?; America in Weber's Work; PART 2 THE WORK IN AMERICA; ELEVEN The Discovery of the Author; Author and Audience; Networks of Scholars; Translation History; 1. Max Weber's Work in English Translation: The Main Publications, 1927-58; 2. Early Translations of Weber's Work in Typescript, Mimeograph, or Microform Format; The Disciplines; TWELVE The Creation of the Sacred Text; An American in Heidelberg; Parsons Translates The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism THIRTEEN The Invention of the TheoryGerth and Mills Publish a Weber "Source Book"; 12. C. Wright Mills; Parsons's "Theory of Social and Economic Organization"; Weber among the Émigrés; Weberian Sociology and Social Theory; 13. Talcott Parsons; Weber beyond Weberian Sociology; APPENDIX 1: Max and Marianne Weber's Itinerary for the American Journey in 1904; APPENDIX 2: Max Weber, Selected Correspondence with American Colleagues, 1904-5; ARCHIVES AND COLLECTIONS CONSULTED; BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTES; INDEX|
Winner of the 2012 Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award, History of Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association "In 1904, shortly after emerging from severe psychological illness
- Sociologists - Germany.
- Sociology - United States - History.
- Weber, Max - Travel - United States.
- Weber, Max, -- 1864-1920 -- Travel -- United States.
- Sociologists -- Germany -- Biography.
- Sociology -- United States -- History.
- BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Scientists & Psychologists
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies
- SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
- Weber, Max, -- 1864-1920.
- United States.