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The great transformation

Karen Armstrong

The great transformation

the beginning of our religious traditions

by Karen Armstrong

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Published by Random House Large Print in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- History.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient.,
  • History, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKaren Armstrong.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL430 .A76 2006b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination790 p. (large print) :
    Number of Pages790
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23052811M
    ISBN 100739326198
    LC Control Number2006003890

    Apr 10,  · About The Great Transformation. From Karen Armstrong, the bestselling author of A History of God and The Spiral Staircase, comes this extraordinary investigation of a critical moment in the evolution of religious thought. In the ninth century BCE, events in four regions of the civilized world led to the rise of religious traditions that have endured to the present day—development of. Jun 04,  · "The Great Transformation" of the title, Polanyi believed, was the imposition of the free market, an imposition that in turn spawned these other institutions, which in turn produced the collapse of 19th-century civilization. Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin, Polanyi suggested, were .

    Apr 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of The Great Transformation: The Beginning book by Karen Armstrong. From Karen Armstrong, the bestselling author of A History of God and The Spiral Staircase, comes this extraordinary investigation of a critical moment in the Free shipping over $Cited by: Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

    The Great Transformation The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time (Book): Polanyi, Karl: In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the great transformation of the Industrial Revolution. His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire social. The Great Transformation is a book by Karl Polanyi, a Hungarian-American political economist. First published in by Farrar & Rinehart, it deals with the social and political upheavals that took place in England during the rise of the market economy. Polanyi contends that the modern market economy and the modern nation-state should be understood not as discrete elements but as the.


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describing the great transformation of European civilization from the preindustrial world to the era of industrialization, and the shifts in ideas, ideologies, and social and economic policies accompanying it.

The Great Transformation, published inis an ambitious book. It attempts two huge tasks. First, to refute the free market ideology, sometimes called market fundamentalism, represented at that time by men such as Ludwig von Mises, and now by the entirety of globalized neoliberal capitalism/5.

The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time [Karl Polanyi] on innovationoptimiser.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the great transformation of the Industrial Revolution.

His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self Cited by: The Great Transformation is typical of Armstrong's popularizing work.

If you like to imagine great spiritual ideas emerging out of the human soul, this is a book for you. If you want to understand religion and its role in society you will need to Read More.

Write your own review. Jan 18,  · In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution. His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire 5/5.

As for "The Great Transformation," I bought the book at a discount to get free shipping and, what can I say, you win some and you lose some. DomSaxum: More than 1 year ago: Once again, Ms.

Armstrong brings humanity's murky past into sharp relief. More than any other living author, she brings the emotion-charged topics of religion, faith and /5. In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution.

His analysis explains not only the deficiencies of the self-regulating market, but the potentially dire social consequences of untempered market capitalism/5(9).

The Great Transformation, by Karl Polanyi, was first published in and is a nonfiction work of economic history. The most recent edition features a Foreword by renowned economist Joseph Stiglitz as well as an Introduction by sociology professor Fred Block, both of which tout the continued relevance of Polanyi’s work.

Book Description. The eight chapters of The Great Transformation bring before the reader the sanctification and glorification of the believer in Jesus.

The author, a pastor of many years, explains, illustrates and applies these doctrines with fresh insights into the. Jan 22,  · The Great Transformation (book) The Great Transformation is a book by Karl Polanyi, a Hungarian-American political innovationoptimiser.com published init deals with the social and political.

Praise. As the Second World War was drawing to a close intwo great works of political economy were published. One was Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom, the driving force behind the free-market revolution in the final quarter of the twentieth century.

The other was Karl Polanyi’s The Great Transformation [It] is well worth reading. Jan 26,  · Polanyi’s book, The Great Transformation, argues that the world we inhabit today, where everything is distributed by markets, and markets alone, was not a spontaneous or inevitable development; rather, it was a project of concerted government action from the very beginning.

Moreover, this phenomenon is very recent. Jan 01,  · The Great Transformation argues that the core religious/philosophical traditions of several major civilizations -- China, India, Greece, and Israel -- emerged at about the same time, for the same reasons, and were preoccupied with the same ideas.

The time is what philosopher Karl Jaspers called the Axial Age, the period from approximately B.C. when these civilizations all developed 4/5. The Great Transformation is a book by Karl Polanyi, a Hungarian-American political economist. First published in by Farrar & Rinehart, it deals with the social and political upheavals that took place in England during the rise of the market economy.

Polanyi contends that the modern market. Oct 24,  · The Great Transformation is a book by Karl Polanyi, a Hungarian-American political economist.

First published in by Farrar & Rinehart, it deals with the social and political upheavals that took place in England during the rise of the market. The Great Transformation remains important as a highly original contribution to the understanding of the Western past; it has been and is important in methodological debates in the social sciences.

Beyond that, as the double movement continues, the book is likely to remain one of the best guides available to what brought us to where we are. May 04,  · Buy The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time 2nd by Karl Polanyi (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). The Great Transformation The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions (Book): Armstrong, Karen: In the ninth century BCE, the peoples of four distinct regions of the civilized world created the religious and philosophical traditions that have continued to nourish humanity to the present day: Confucianism and Daoism in China, Hinduism and Buddhism in India, monotheism in Israel, and.

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The Great Transformation may refer to. The Great Transformation, a book by Karl Polanyi on the rise of the market economy in England; The Great Transformation (Norway), a period of social change in Norway in the mid-to-lateth century Great Transformation, a term for collectivization in the Soviet Union.

Great Plan for the Transformation of Nature, a later Stalinist policy.The Great Transformation The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions (Book): Armstrong, Karen, In the ninth century BCE, the peoples of four distinct regions of the civilized world created the religious and philosophical traditions that have continued to nourish humanity to the present day: Confucianism and Daoism in China, Hinduism and Buddhism in India, monotheism in Israel, and.Mar 28,  · Read "The Great Transformation The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time" by Karl Polanyi available from Rakuten Kobo.

In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brough Brand: Beacon Press.