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Transition to modernity : essays on power, wealth, and belief

Author: Ernest Gellner; John A Hall; I C Jarvie
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This set of essays is concerned with the explanation of large scale social change.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ernest Gellner; Ernest Gellner; Ernest Gellner; Ernest Gellner; Ernest Gellner; Ernest Gellner
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Gellner; John A Hall; I C Jarvie
ISBN: 0521382025 9780521382021
OCLC Number: 23051464
Description: xiii, 383 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: World languages and human dispersals : a minimalist view / Colin Renfrew --
Nomads and oases in Central Asia / A.M. Khazanov --
Why poverty was inevitable in traditional societies / E.A. Wrigley --
On a little known chapter of Mediterranean history / Karl R. Popper --
Ernest Gellner and the escape to modernity / Alan Macfarlane --
The emergence of modern European nationalism / Michael Mann --
Sovereign individuals / Ronald Dore --
Science, politics, enchantment / Perry Anderson --
Deconstructing post-modernism : Gellner and Crocodile Dundee / Joseph Agassi --
A methodology without presuppositions? / John Watkins --
Gellner's positivism / I.C. Jarvie --
Left versus Right in French political ideology / Louis Dumont --
Property, justice and common good after socialism / John Dunn --
Social contract, democracy and freedom / Gerard Radnitzky --
Thoughts on liberalisation / Jose Merquior --
Peace, peace at last? / John A. Hall.
Responsibility: edited by John A. Hall and I.C. Jarvie.
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'... a collection of essays for Ernest Gellner inspired by his fierce and compassionate intellect ... A distinguished body of authors consider a rich and varied sweep of topics... ' Network

 
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