Idols of Nations: Biblical Myth at the Origins of Capitalism

Idols of Nations: Biblical Myth at the Origins of Capitalism

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ISBN-13: 9781451484410
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 07/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 917,804
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Roland Boer is Xin Ao Professor of Literature at Renmin University of China and Research Professor at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Christina Petterson is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Newcastle, Australia

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

1 Hugo Grotius: Rewriting the Narrative of the Fall 9

2 John Locke and the Trouble with Adam 47

3 Adam Smith the Storyteller 87

4 The Lust and Hunger of the Thomas Malthus 131

Conclusion 167

Bibliography 179

Index 193

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