European civilization in a comparative perspective: a study in the relations between culture and social structure
These essays by a leading figure in the field of comparative macro-sociology elucidate some central aspects of European society through a comparative study of civilizations. Topics discussed include basic characteristics and dynamics of European civilization and modernity, center-periphery relations in small European states, socialism and tradition, European tradition and the crisis of European liberalism, and the Kemalist Revolution in a comparative perspective.
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Civilizational Formations Ecological Frameworks and Politi
Some Basic Characteristics and Dynamics of European Civili
Reflections on CenterPeriphery Relations in Small European
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