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The Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism

Author: Max Weber
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Routledge classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely considered as the most informed work ever written on the social effects of advanced capitalism, this remarkable volume holds its own as one of the most significant books of the twentieth  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Weber
ISBN: 0415255597 9780415255592 041525406X 9780415254069
OCLC Number: 215069241
Notes: Reprint of English translation published in 1930 by Allen and Unwin; Giddens' introduction dated 1976.
Description: xlii, 271 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction by Anthony Giddens, Translator's Preface, Author's Introduction Part 1: The Problem 1. Religious Affiliation and Social Stratification 2.The Spirit of Capitalism 3. Luther's Conception of the Calling: Task of the Investigation. Part 2: The Practical Ethics of the Ascetic Branches of Protestantism 4.The Religious Foundations of Worldly Asceticism 1. Calvinism 2. Pietism 3. Methodism 4. The Baptist Sects 5. Ascetisism and the Spirit of Capitalism Notes Index
Series Title: Routledge classics.
Other Titles: Protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus.
Responsibility: Max Weber ; translated by Talcott Parsons ; with an introduction by Anthony Giddens.

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