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    Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilizations (World History) (Paperback) By (author) Max Weber, Translated by R. I. Frank

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    DescriptionAgrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilizations - Weber's neglected masterpiece, which first appeared in German in 1897 and was reissued in 1909 - represents a fascinating and rigorous exercise to bring the newly forged concepts of sociology to bear on civilizations as diverse as Mesopotamia and Egypt, Hebrew society in Israel, the city-states of classical Greece, the Hellenistic empire and, finally, republican and imperial Rome. Blending, throughout the work, description of socio-economic structures with investigation into mechanisms and causes of the rise and decline of social systems, the volume ends with a magisterial explanatory essay on the underlying reasons for the ultimate fall of the Roman Empire and, with it, of the close of Antiquity itself.


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    Title
    Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilizations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Max Weber, Translated by R. I. Frank
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 500 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781781681091
    ISBN 10: 1781681090
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    BIC subject category V2: JHBL
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BISAC V2.8: SOC005000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17440
    BISAC V2.8: SOC055000, BUS022000
    BIC subject category V2: JFSF
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A14530000, A14202000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDA
    B&T Approval Code: A70160000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    DC22: 330.93
    DC23: 306.349093
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/ECONAS
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, JBSC, JHBL, RGCM, KCV
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Verso Books
    Imprint name
    Verso Books
    Publication date
    13 August 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    MAX WEBER was born in Erfurt, Germany in 1864 and died in Munich in 1920. His works are legion, but among the better known that are translated into English are Economy and Society, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, The City, and The Sociology of Religion.