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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

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  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (Oxford University Press, USA) – Trade paperback (2010)
    by Max Weber, Stephen Kalberg (Translator)

    The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

    Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA
    2010
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    Revised 1920 ed.
    442 pages

    ISBN: 0199747253
    ISBN-13: 9780199747252

    For more than 100 years, Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism has set the parameters for the debate over the origins of modern capitalism. Now more timely and thought provoking than ever, this esteemed classic of twentieth-century social science examines the deep cultural "frame of mind" that existed at the birth of modern capitalism and to this day influences attitudes toward work in northern America and Western Europe. In this volume, Stephen Kalberg revises his internationally acclaimed ... Show more

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Reviews of The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Overall customer rating: 4.600
Carol M

different translation

by Carol M on Mar 5, 2014

i read this book at univ. of washington in 1964 and. loved it then. i do not appreciate the interpretation in this edition.. i wanted to read Weber only. what i had before was pure Weber, i wish i had kept my old.book but i was a poor student and sold it back to the univ of washington book store. ... More

majortim
by majortim on Jul 19, 2012

Excen\llent economic classic that discusses the Protestant Reformation and how it impacted and impacts our economy. More

amlamb

Great look at the way of the world

by amlamb on Oct 11, 2007

Weber's Protestant Ethic is a fantastic perspective on religion, work ethic, and the emergence and continuation of capitalism in the developed world. For anyone interested in the social sciences, poverty studies, and religion this book is a must. More

rejoyce

Specialists Without Spirit

by rejoyce on Sep 25, 2007

In The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, sociologist Max Weber asserts that the Calvinist ethos of doing good works on earth in order to be rewarded in heaven is conjoined with industrial capitalism. The result is "Specialists without spirit, sensualists without heart; this nullity imagines ... More

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