Tradition (Book, 2007) []
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Author: Edward Albert Shils
Publisher: Chicago, Ill : The University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Ed. 5]View all editions and formats

Explores the history, significance, and future of tradition as a whole. This book reveals the importance of tradition to social and political institutions, technology, science, literature, religion,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Albert Shils
ISBN: 9780226753263 0226753263
OCLC Number: 774232040
Description: 334 Seiten
Responsibility: Edward Shils.


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"Shils is a man of fabled learning, whose mind purrs powerfully like the moth at dusk. I hesitate to use the word conservative of him because it misses the central concern of his work, which is not Read more...

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