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The Resource The shape of the new : four big ideas and how they made the modern world, Scott L. Montgomery and Daniel Chirot

The shape of the new : four big ideas and how they made the modern world, Scott L. Montgomery and Daniel Chirot

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The shape of the new : four big ideas and how they made the modern world
Title
The shape of the new
Title remainder
four big ideas and how they made the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Scott L. Montgomery and Daniel Chirot
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines "Adam Smith, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Charles Darwin, and Karl Marx--heirs of the Enlightenment who embodied its highest ideals about progress--and shows how their thoughts, over time and in the hands of their followers and opponents, transformed the very nature of our beliefs, institutions, economies, and politics
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Montgomery, Scott L
Dewey number
909.4
Index
index present
LC call number
CB358
LC item number
.M66 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Chirot, Daniel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, Adam
  • Marx, Karl
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Intellectual life
  • Philosophy, Modern
Label
The shape of the new : four big ideas and how they made the modern world, Scott L. Montgomery and Daniel Chirot
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-471) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Adam Smith: the science of man, morality, and money -- Karl Marx: the tragic consequences of a brilliant theory -- Charles Darwin: struggle and selection in the realm of ideas -- Making democracy: the Jefferson-Hamilton debates -- Counter-enlightenment: from anti-modernism to fascism -- Modernizing an ancient god: evangelical Christianity in America -- Purifying Islam: the Muslim reaction against the Western enlightenment -- Conclusion: the power of ideas and the importance of the humanities
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 492 pages
Isbn
9780691150642
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014037906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn891718764
  • (OCoLC)891718764
Label
The shape of the new : four big ideas and how they made the modern world, Scott L. Montgomery and Daniel Chirot
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-471) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Adam Smith: the science of man, morality, and money -- Karl Marx: the tragic consequences of a brilliant theory -- Charles Darwin: struggle and selection in the realm of ideas -- Making democracy: the Jefferson-Hamilton debates -- Counter-enlightenment: from anti-modernism to fascism -- Modernizing an ancient god: evangelical Christianity in America -- Purifying Islam: the Muslim reaction against the Western enlightenment -- Conclusion: the power of ideas and the importance of the humanities
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 492 pages
Isbn
9780691150642
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014037906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn891718764
  • (OCoLC)891718764

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