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Capitalism and the Jews

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ISBN-10: 069115306X

ISBN-13: 9780691153063

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jerry Z. Muller

List price: $17.99
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The unique historical relationship between capitalism and the Jews is crucial to understanding modern European and Jewish history. But the subject has been addressed less often by mainstream historians than by anti-Semites or apologists. In this book Jerry Muller, a leading historian of capitalism, separates myth from reality to explain why the Jewish experience with capitalism has been so important and complex--and so ambivalent.Drawing on economic, social, political, and intellectual history from medieval Europe through contemporary America and Israel,Capitalism and the Jewsexamines the ways in which thinking about capitalism and thinking about the Jews have gone hand in hand in European…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 11/27/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Jerry Z. Muller is professor of history at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. His previous books include "Adam Smith in His Time and Ours" (Princeton). His writing has appeared in the "Wall Street Journal", the "New Republic", and the "Times Literary Supplement", among other publications.