Die protestantische Ethik und der "Geist" des Kapitalismus: by Max Weber,Klaus Lichtblau,Johannes Weiß

By Max Weber,Klaus Lichtblau,Johannes Weiß

Max Weber gilt als bedeutendster Soziologe des 20. Jahrhunderts, der als „bürgerlicher Marx“ die engen Wahlverwandtschaften zwischen der religiösen Ethik des asketischen Protestantismus und der modernen, auf dem freien Unternehmertum beruhenden kapitalistischen Berufsethik aufgezeigt hat. Mit dieser Neuausgabe wird die Originalfassung von 1904-05 zusammen mit den wichtigsten Änderungen von 1920 wieder einem breiteren Publikum zugänglich gemacht. Die version macht deutlich, in welchem Ausmaß Webers großer kapitalismuskritischer Entwurf, der von ihm als eine paintings „spiritualistischer“ Gegenposition zur Geschichtsphilosophie des Historischen Materialismus aufgefasst worden ist, zugleich als sein persönlichstes Buch verstanden werden kann.​

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Licensing Loyalty: Printers, Patrons, and the State in Early by Jane McLeod

By Jane McLeod

In Licensing Loyalty, historian Jane McLeod explores the evolution of the concept the royal executive of eighteenth-century France had a lot to worry from the increase of print tradition. She argues that early smooth French printers helped foster this view as they struggled to barter a spot within the increasing bureaucratic equipment of the French country. Printers within the provinces and in Paris relentlessly lobbied the govt, hoping to persuade gurus that printing performed by way of their advertisement opponents posed a major probability to either monarchy and morality. by way of interpreting the French state’s coverage of licensing printers and the together influential relationships among officers and printers, McLeod sheds mild on our knowing of the boundaries of French absolutism and the makes use of of print tradition within the political lifetime of provincial France.

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The Earth on Show: Fossils and the Poetics of Popular by Ralph O'Connor

By Ralph O'Connor

At the flip of the 19th century, geology—and its claims that the earth had an extended and colourful prehuman history—was extensively dismissedasdangerous nonsense. yet simply fifty years later, it was once the main celebrated of Victorian sciences. Ralph O’Connor tracks the magnificent progress of geology’s status in Britain, exploring how a brand new geohistory way more eye-catching than the normal six days of production was once assembled and bought to the broader Bible-reading public.

Shrewd science-writers, O’Connor exhibits, advertised staggering visions of prior worlds, piquing the general public mind's eye with glimpses of man-eating mammoths, conversing dinosaurs, and sea-dragons spawned through devil himself. those authors—including males of technological know-how, ladies, priests, biblical literalists, hack writers, blackmailers, and prophets—borrowed freely from the Bible, glossy poetry, and the city leisure undefined, developing new kinds of literature in an effort to shipping their readers right into a vanished and alien past.

In exploring using poetry and spectacle within the advertising of renowned technological know-how, O’Connor proves that geology’s luck owed a lot to the literary ideas of its authors. An cutting edge combination of the historical past of technology, literary feedback, publication heritage, and visible tradition, The Earth on Show rethinks the connection among technological know-how and literature within the 19th century.

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Capturing Faith: How to Research & Write a Local Church by Donald L. Hughes

By Donald L. Hughes

Christian writing has many elements. you could tell, convince and encourage. that's Christian writing at its most interesting. This e-book lets you tips on how to do all 3 by means of writing the heritage of your neighborhood church or one other church on your area.

There are approximately 500,000 church buildings within the U.S. in response to the Gallup association, and nearly all may gain advantage from having their historical past documented.

This publication presents step by step information for gaining knowledge of, writing and advertising and marketing an area church background. it's excellent for church volunteers or specialist writers.

Capturing religion: find out how to study & Write a neighborhood Church heritage is perfect for brand spanking new Christian writers simply because they could write their first booklet for romance or for funds. the writer presents information about how Christian writers can get a freelance from a neighborhood church to write down a background, and the stairs had to put up it.

Having the historical past of your neighborhood church in print is superb as a fundraiser for neighborhood church buildings, and it's fantastic to need to have as a source to proportion on your neighborhood. the writer covers those subject matters and lots of more:

• Why a published historical past is critical on your neighborhood church

• the way to get a freelance from a church to jot down the booklet while you are a qualified writer

• easy methods to paintings with a committee while you're writing the booklet as volunteers

• tips on how to get the help of your pastor and different church leaders

• the best way to do ancient research

• how one can behavior oral histories

• the stairs within the writing process

• find out how to marketplace your booklet to elevate cash for church projects

• tips on how to distribute the ebook on your group to realize visibility for for church

• How contributors may have an ongoing church heritage writing ministry different assets integrated are:

• Oral background free up form

• information about how a booklet is structured

• hyperlinks to assets to help you write a greater church history.

A e-book that belongs in your e-book shelf and in each church library!

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The Philippines in World War II, 1941-1945: A Chronology and by Walter F. Bell

By Walter F. Bell

Because in their strategic place, the Philippines exercised a profound effect within the deliberating either jap and American strategists earlier than and through global battle II. a couple of controversies surrounding the arrangements for conflict, the preliminary security of the islands, the japanese career, the behavior of guerrilla operations, and the 1944-1945 American crusade to retake the islands nonetheless draw the curiosity of scholars and students. This paintings presents a discovering reduction for people looking to take care of those matters. A bibliographic evaluation of accessible periodical and ebook literature in English, this publication is multidimensional, encompassing all aspects―military, political, monetary, and social―of the Pacific battle because it pertains to advancements within the archipelago.

The ebook is an important resource for these trying to find insights into the war's impression on Philippine society and likewise into army operations in and round the islands. With a chronological precis of wartime occasions within the islands in addition to the bibliography, the paintings constitutes a tremendous contribution to the furtherance of old inquiry on international battle II within the Philippines.

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The Cinema of Norman Mailer: Film is Like Death by Justin Bozung,Norman Mailer

By Justin Bozung,Norman Mailer

The Cinema of Norman Mailer: movie is Like Death not just examines the enfant terrible writer's ideas on cinema, but additionally beneficial properties interviews with Norman Mailer himself. The Cinema of Norman Mailer additionally explores Mailer's cinema via formerly released and newly commissioned essays written via an array of movie and literary students, lovers, and people with a private, philosophical connection to Mailer. This quantity discusses the nationwide e-book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and filmmaker's six movies created throughout the years of 1947 and 1987, and contends to teach how Mailer's movies could be top learn as cinematic delineations that visually signify the various writer's metaphysical and ontological issues and concepts that seem in his texts from the Fifties until eventually his passing in 2007. via re-examining Mailer's cinema via those new views, one should be offered not only a deeper knowing of Mailer's wish to make movies, but in addition discover a new, replacement imaginative and prescient of Mailer himself. Norman Mailer used to be not only a author, yet extra: he was once some of the most influential Postmodern artists of the 20th century with deep roots within the cinema. He allowed the cinema not to in basic terms impression his aesthetic method, yet sanctioned it as his easiest-crafted analogy for exploring sociological mind's eye in his writing. Mailer as soon as steered, "Film is legitimately extra attention-grabbing than books..." and with that during brain, readers of Norman Mailer may start to reconsider his oeuvre throughout the viewfinder of the movie medium, as he used to be both as obsessed with operating inside of cinema as he was once approximately literature itself.

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Das Autorenfoto in Buch und Buchwerbung: Autorinszenierung by Sandra Oster

By Sandra Oster

Mit der Verbreitung der Porträtfotografie und der Entstehung einer öffentlichen Bilderwelt in der Moderne entdeckten Schriftsteller die Fotografie als Medium der Selbstdarstellung - und Verleger als ideales Werbemittel. Die Entwicklung des Autorenfotos als Mittel der Literaturvermittlung im 19. Jahrhundert bildet den Ausgangspunkt dieser Studie. Auf der Grundlage von Verlagsprospekten und Buchumschlägen seit 1900 wird die Entwicklung der Ikonografie des Autors ebenso wie die legitimer Kontexte der Bildverwendung erstmals systematisch untersucht und dabei der Bedeutungswandel des Autorenfotos zwischen inhaltlicher Vermittlung und advertising nachgezeichnet. Die Inszenierung des Klassikers ist dabei ein Schwerpunkt: Am Beispiel von Hermann Hesse und Franz Kafka wird nachgewiesen, dass die fotografische Inszenierung des Autors eine shape der symbolischen Kanonisierung ist - und welche Rolle Literaturverlage dabei spielen. Die Arbeit verbindet buchwissenschaftliche Fragestellungen mit Impulsen aus der aktuellen Bildforschung und liefert einen Beitrag zur literaturwissenschaftlichen Forschungsdebatte um die Inszenierung des Autors.

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Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests, 7th by Cynthia Orr,Diana Herald

By Cynthia Orr,Diana Herald

The most beneficial for readers' advisory, this e-book represents a necessary source for LIS scholars and working towards librarians who are looking to greater comprehend readers, studying pursuits, and fiction and nonfiction genres.

• presents a very good creation to readers' advisory carrier, up-to-date to mirror altering traits in renowned reading

• Serves as a textbook or supplementary textual content for sessions relating to well known studying, readers' advisory provider, or reference

• is helping readers' advisors determine read-alikes for purchasers' favourite titles

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