The Political Systems of Empires: The Rise and Fall of the Historical Bureaucratic Societies

Eisenstadt, S. N.

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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xix, 524 pp, preface, I. Conditions of Development of the Political Systems of the Historical Bureaucratic Empires: 1. The Historical Bureaucratic Politics: The Setting and the Problem; 2. The Fundamental Characteristics of the Political Systems and the Social Conditions of Their Development: Basic Hypotheses; 3. The Economic Structure of the Historical Bureaucratic Societies; 4. Religious and Cultural Organizations and Orientation; 5. Social Organization and Stratification; 6. The Social Conditions and the Institutionalization of the Political. II. Conditions of Perpetuation of the Political Systems of the Historical Bureaucratic Empires: 7. The Policies of Rulers; 8. The Political Orientations and Activities of the Major Groups and Strata; 9. The Social Determinants of the Political Processes: A Comparative Analysis; 10. The Place of the Bureaucracy in the Political Process; 11. The Place of the Political Process in the Social Structures of the Centralized Empires; 12. Processes of Change in the Political Systems; 13. Conclusiojn; Appendix: general remarks on Analytical tables; tables; notes to the analytical tables; bibliography, index. First Edition, 1963. "This work combines a broad historical sweep with insights gained from classical sociological work like that of Max Weber and from more recent sociological theory. To illuminate the similarities and differences in the evolution of each empire's political system, such variables as the bureaucratic machines, the elite groups, and the media for social control are compared. the greatest stress is placed on the interrelationship of external and internal factors in the varied patterns that shape the destiny of these empires" from the jacket flap. Inked name on ffep. 1 1/4"x 1/4" chip to top edge front paned dj with minor edge wear to same. Only the slightest edge wear to bottom edge boards and faintly age-toned bottom and fore- text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue & gold cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and blue top text block edge. Size: Small 4to. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Political Systems of Empires: The Rise ...
Publisher: The Free Press of Glencoe
Publication Date: 1963
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition.

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