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The Theory of Social Revolutions Brooks Adams

The Theory of Social Revolutions

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    The Theory of Social Revolutions

    Editorial: Perennial Press

    Idioma: Inglés

    ISBN: 9781531236526

    Formatos: ePub (Sin DRM)

    Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

    $79105.62

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      The Theory of Social Revolutions Brooks Adams

      The Theory of Social Revolutions

      $79105.62

      Medios de pago

        The Theory of Social Revolutions

        Editorial: Perennial Press

        Idioma: Inglés

        ISBN: 9781531236526

        Formatos: ePub (Sin DRM)

        Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

        $79105.62

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          Sinopsis
          Civilization, I apprehend, is nearly synonymous with order. However much we may differ touching such matters as the distribution of property, the domestic relations, the law of inheritance and the like, most of us, I should suppose, would agree that without order civilization, as we understand it, cannot exist. Now, although the optimist contends that, since man cannot foresee the future, worry about the future is futile, and that everything, in the best possible of worlds, is inevitably for the best, I think it clear that within recent years an uneasy suspicion has come into being that the principle of authority has been dangerously impaired, and that the social system, if it is to cohere, must be reorganized. So far as my observation has extended, such intuitions are usually not without an adequate cause, and if there be reason for anxiety anywhere, it surely should be in the United States, with its unwieldy bulk, its heterogeneous population, and its complex government. Therefore, I submit, that an hour may not be quite wasted which is passed in considering some of the recent phenomena which have appeared about us, in order to ascertain if they can be grouped together in any comprehensible relation...
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          Brooks Adams (1848-1927), the younger brother of the better-known Henry Adams, was a notable historian in his own right. In books like The Law of Civilization and Decay (1895) and America's Economic Supremacy (1900), he espoused a theory of cyclical economic rise and fall to which all commercial civilizations are subject.

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