München und Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, 1918. Neuntes Tausend. Hardcover. g- to vg. Large Octavo. xxvi, 476pp. Original gray cloth over gray boards with black ruling and lettering on spine. Gray top edge. Extensive treatise on the Jewish share in the economy. Sombart makes the case, according to Max Weber's reasoning regarding the connections between Puritanism and capitalism, that the parts of the puritan dogma intricate for the development of capitalism seemed all to be borrowed from the ideas of Jewish Religion. Extensive treatise covering various aspects of modern economy in relation to Jewish ideas and practice, including a chapter on the origins of what he calls the Jewish essence (jüdische Wesen). Sombart was one of the leading social scientist in the first quarter of the 20th century though his legacy is questioned due to alleged affiliations to the Nazis. Sombart is often mentioned in relation to Martin Heidegger and Carl Schmitt, one of the influential ideologists of the Nazis. Text in German. Binding rubbed with light foxing along front joint of spine. Light foxing of first and last few pages in block, medium foxing of foredge and bottom edge. Binding in overall good-, interior in good to very good condition. (Inventory #: 41491)
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