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Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilizations (Verso Classics)

Max Weber


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In this classic sociological text, the author starts by exploring the necessary concepts for relating economic theory and ancient society. He then goes on to study: Mesopotamia and Egypt; Hebrew society in Israel; the classical city-states of Greece; and the Greek and Roman empires.

Verso, 9781859842751, 424pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1998

About the Author

Max Weber was born in Erfurt, Germany in 1864 and died in Munich in 1920. His works are legion, but amongst the better known which translated into English, are "Economy and Society," "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism," "The City," and "The Sociology of Religion."