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The Devil's Riches: a Modern History of Greed

Poley, Jared

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ISBN 10: 1785331264 / ISBN 13: 9781785331268
Published by Berghahn Books, New York & Oxford, 2016
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No jacket as issued. A bright, clean copy. ; Spektrum: Publications of the German Studies Association: Volume 11; 8vo ; 215 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 257626

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Title: The Devil's Riches: a Modern History of ...

Publisher: Berghahn Books, New York & Oxford

Publication Date: 2016

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

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A seeming constant in the history of capitalism, greed has nonetheless undergone considerable transformations over the last five hundred years. This multilayered account offers a fresh take on an old topic, arguing that greed was experienced as a moral phenomenon and deployed to make sense of an unjust world. Focusing specifically on the interrelated themes of religion, economics, and health―each of which sought to study and channel the power of financial desire―Jared Poley shows how evolving ideas about greed became formative elements of the modern experience.

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Jared Poley is Professor of History at Georgia State University. He is author of Decolonization in Germany: Weimar Narratives of Colonial Loss and Foreign Occupation (2005) and a co-editor of the collections Conversion and the Politics of Religion in Early Modern Germany (Berghahn, 2012), Migrations in the German Lands, 1500–2000 (Berghahn, 2016), Kinship, Community, and Self (Berghahn, 2014), and Money in the German Speaking Lands (Berghahn, 2017).

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