The Origins of Modern English Society [NOOK Book]

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Bringing together subjects such as culture, religion, morals, politics, economics, and mentality, Perkin presents and applies a holistic concept of social history in the tradition of great historians of the past.
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The Origins of Modern English Society

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Overview

Bringing together subjects such as culture, religion, morals, politics, economics, and mentality, Perkin presents and applies a holistic concept of social history in the tradition of great historians of the past.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203412701
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 7/13/1972
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 488
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction to the 2002 Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Abbreviations
I The More than Industrial Revolution 1
II The Old Society 17
1 A Classless Hierarchy 17
2 Property and Patronage 38
3 A Dynamic Society 56
III The Social Causes of Industrialism 63
1 Society and the Ancillary Causes 63
2 Society and the Economic Factors 73
3 The Problem of Timing 98
IV The Revolution in Social Organization 107
1 The Rise in the Scale of Organization 107
2 'Petty's Law' 124
V The Social Consequences of Industrialism 134
1 The Revolution in Living Standards 134
2 Industrialism and the Family 149
3 Urbanization and Society 160
VI The Birth of Class 176
1 Industrialism and Class Conflict 178
2 'The Abdication on the Part of the Governors' 183
3 The Midwife of Class 196
4 The Delayed Birth 208
VII The Struggle between the Ideals 218
1 The Entrepreneurial Ideal 221
2 The Working-Class Ideal 231
3 The Revival of the Aristocratic Ideal 237
4 The Forgotten Middle Class 252
VIII The Triumph of the Entrepreneurial Ideal 271
1 The Moral Revolution 273
2 The Battle for the Mind 290
3 The Battle for the State 308
4 The Professionalization of Government 319
IX The Rise of a Viable Class Society 340
1 The Role of Religion 347
2 The Institutionalization of the Middle Class 365
3 The Institutionalization of the Working Class 380
X Entrepreneurial Society: Ideal and Reality 408
1 Progress and Poverty 410
2 The Emerging Plutocracy 428
3 The Decline of the Entrepreneurial Ideal 437
Index 455
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