Force, Fate, and Freedom serves as an introduction to historical sociology, as well as a critical analysis of the belief in economic and political progress through social knowledge. Reinhard Bendix offers a development of the historicist approach to social change first championed by Max Weber, and presents an overview of the foundations of political authority in Japan, Russia, Germany, France, and England.
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.33(w) x 8.15(h) x 0.45(d)|
About the Author
Reinhard Bendix is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley.