Alfred Weber and the Crisis of Culture, 1890-1933

Alfred Weber and the Crisis of Culture, 1890-1933

by C. Loader

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Alfred Weber was an important participant in the dialogue over the political and cultural crises of the late Empire and Weimar Republic. This study connects Weber's career to the social, political, intellectual, cultural, and institutional contexts of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349440740
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 07/25/2012
Series: Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Colin Loader is professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has written primarily on the history of German sociology. He is the author of The Intellectual Development of Karl Mannheim, and is the co-author or co-translator of three other books on Mannheim.

Table of Contents

PART I. Alfred Weber in the German Empire The Context of Alfred Weber's Early Work Early Economic Writings Heidelberg and the Empire, 1907-1917 The Question and Sociology of Culture The Cultural Theory of Politics PART II. Alfred Weber in the Weimar Republic The Weimar Republic and the End of the Discursive Coalition The Sociology of Culture in Weimar Cultural Politics in Weimar Epilogue: Alfred Weber after 1933

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