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Description'Islam and Capitalism' is a rebuttal of the cultural reductionism of Max Weber and others who have tried to explain the politics and society of the Middle East by reference to some unchanging entity called 'Islam', typically characterised as instinctively hostile to capitalism.
Saqi Books - Saqi Books
August 01, 2007
5.46 X 1.02 X 8.44 inches | 0.82 pounds
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About the Author
Maxine Rodinson studied Semitic languages, ethnography, and sociology at the Sorbonne. He later became a professor of Middle Eastern Ethnology and Old South Arabian Languages at the Sorbonne. He is the author of Israel and the Arabs, Mohammed, Marxism and the Muslim World, and Islam and Capitalism, which won the Isaac Deutscher Memorial Prize for 1974.