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The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism Before Its Triumph (Revised edition)

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In this volume, Albert Hirschman reconstructs the intellectual climate of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to illuminate the intricate ideological transformation that occurred, wherein the pursuit of material interests--so long condemned as the deadly sin of avarice--was assigned the role of containing the unruly and destructive passions of man. Hirschman here offers a new interpretation for the rise of capitalism, one that emphasizes the continuities between old and new, in contrast to the assumption of a sharp ...

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0691160252

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9780691160252

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The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism Before Its Triumph
2013, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691160252

Revised edition

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The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism Before Its Triumph - Twentieth Anniversary Edition
1997, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691015989

20th Anniversary edition

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The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism Before Its Triumph - Twentieth Anniversary Edition
1977, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691042145

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