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By John A. Hall,Ralph Schroeder

ISBN-10: 0521615186

ISBN-13: 9780521615181

ISBN-10: 0521850002

ISBN-13: 9780521850001

Michael Mann is among the such a lot influential sociologists of modern a long time. His paintings has had a huge impression in sociology, heritage, political technological know-how, diplomacy and different social technology disciplines. His major paintings, The resources of Social strength, of which of 3 volumes were accomplished, presents an all-encompassing account of the historical past of energy from the beginnings of stratified societies to give day. lately he has released significant works, Fascists and The darkish aspect of Democracy. but not like different modern social thinkers, Mann's paintings has now not, in the past, been systematically and severely assessed. This quantity assembles a bunch of uncommon students to take inventory, either one of Mann's total strategy and of his account of specific classes and historic instances. It additionally includes Mann's answer the place he solutions his critics and forcefully restates his place. it is a designated and provocative examine for students and scholars alike.

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