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Religion and the rise of capitalism

Author: R H Tawney
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In one of the classics of twentieth-century political economy, R.H. Tawney addresses the question of how religion has affected social and economic practices. He does this by a relentless tracking of the influence of religious thought on capitalist economy and ideology since the Middle Ages. In so doing he sheds light on why Christianity continues to exert a unique role in the marketplace. In so doing, the book  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R H Tawney
ISBN: 0765804557 9780765804556
OCLC Number: 38304417
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1926.
Description: xlvi, 337 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The medieval background --
The continental reformers --
The Church of England --
The Puritan movement.
Responsibility: R.H. Tawney ; with a new introduction by Adam B. Seligman.

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