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The Protestant ethic and the "spirit" of capitalism and other writings

Author: Max Weber; P R Baehr
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2002.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'The Protestant Ethic', Max Weber opposes the Marxist concept of dialectical materialism & relates the rise of the capitalist economy to the Calvinist belief in the moral value of hard work & the fulfillment of one's worldly duties.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Weber; P R Baehr
ISBN: 0140439218 9780140439212
OCLC Number: 61756175
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: lxxii, 392 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Other Titles: Protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus.
Responsibility: Max Weber ; edited by Peter Baehr.

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