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Modern capitalist culture

Leslie A. White

Modern capitalist culture

by Leslie A. White

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Published by Left Coast Press in Walnut Creek, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capitalism,
  • Culture,
  • Social structure

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeslie White ; edited and foreword by Benjamin Urish, Robert Carneiro, and, Burton J. Brown.
    ContributionsCarneiro, Robert L. 1927-, Urish, Ben., Brown, Burton J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB501 .W494 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23575528M
    ISBN 109781598741582, 9781598741667
    LC Control Number2009024865

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   Culture is a mutable phenomenon. Still, its constant motion in a society tends to maintain certain fundamental aspects which, when examined, represent the economics and organizational basis of.

    Modern secular progressivism has become the cultus of Western life and this plays a much more potent role in shaping culture than economics. Capitalism is not perfect. Like democracy, it needs vibrant mediating institutions, rich civil society and a strong religious culture to control its negative effects. Throughout modern history, a variety of perspectives on capitalism have evolved based on different schools of thought. Adam Smith was one of the first influential writers on the topic with his book The Wealth of Nations, which is generally considered to be the start of classical economics which emerged in the 18th century.

    “This book offers an important and accessible account of raw capitalism in 19th century Britain, the problems of fraud and speculation that came with it, and attempts to secure trust and limit risk in response. It is a compelling, even riveting account which cleverly blends culture and economics.”–Frank Trentmann, author of Free Trade Nation. Your next book is The Passions and The Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism Before its Triumph, by the great Albert O Hirschman.. This is a great book. It traces the history of an idea that is central to our whole civilisation today. The idea is that human nature is basically unruly and destructive, or has the potential to become so, but that we’ve designed a society that sets a.


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