Weber Thesis

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Max Weber (1864—1920) German economist and sociologist



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Since the seventeenth century, commentators have posited a connection between Protestantism and economic development. Of all the interpretations advanced, the one propounded by the German sociologist Max Weber (1864–1920) has proved the most compelling and controversial.


Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Economic History.

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