law of civilization and decay an essay on history. by Brooks Adams

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History -- Philosophy,
  • Civilization -- History,
  • Degeneration

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Book details

StatementWith an introduction by Charles A. Beard
The Physical Object
Paginationlxii, 308 p., xi p.
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13548939M
LC Control Number55003796

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He predicted in America's Economic Supremacy () that New York would become the center of world ves: Charles Francis Adams, Sr. (father). v PREFACE In offering to the public a second edition of The Law of Civilization and Decay I take the opportunity to say emphatically that such value as the essay may have lies in its freedom from any preconceived bias.

All theories contained in the book, whether religious or economic, are the effect, and not the cause, of the way in which the facts unfolded themselves. [My note: Brooks Adams wrote a book called The Law Of Civilization And Decay (). I am not referring to that book or its contents when I cite the general law of civilization and decay in this post.] You will recall that Simon Patten's optimism required the "corollary assumption" that the growth of (wealth, income) inequality could be reversed.

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