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This brilliant study opposes the Marxist concept of dialectical materialism and its view that change takes place through the conflict of opposites. Instead, Weber relates the rise of a capitalist economy to the Puritan determination to work out anxiety over salvation or damnation by performing good deeds — an effort that ultimately encouraged capitalism.Product Description:
First published in 1905 this is one of the most renowned and controversial works of modern social science. It remains one of the key texts in sociology.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1967. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 43310338