New PDF release: The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilizations (Verso World

By Max Weber

ISBN-10: 1781681090

ISBN-13: 9781781681091

In his ignored masterpiece, Weber brings sociology to undergo on civilizations as different as Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome

Max Weber, well known because the maximum of the founders of classical sociology, is usually linked to the advance of capitalism in Western Europe and the research of modernity. yet he additionally had a profound scholarly curiosity in old societies and the close to East, and became the younger self-discipline of sociology to the research of those archaic cultures. The Agrarian Sociology of historic Civilizations – Weber’s missed masterpiece, first released in German in 1897 and reissued in 1909 – is an interesting exam of the civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Hebrew society in Israel, the city-states of classical Greece, the Hellenistic international and, ultimately, Republican and Imperial Rome. The ebook is infused with the buzz attendant while new highbrow instruments are delivered to undergo on commonly used matters. in the course of the paintings, Weber blends description of socio-economic constructions with an research into mechanisms and explanations of the increase and decline of social structures. the amount ends with a magisterial explanatory essay at the underlying purposes for the autumn of the Roman Empire.

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