The Resource The mechanics of modernity in Europe and East Asia : the institutional origins of social change and stagnation, Erik Ringmar

The mechanics of modernity in Europe and East Asia : the institutional origins of social change and stagnation, Erik Ringmar

Label
The mechanics of modernity in Europe and East Asia : the institutional origins of social change and stagnation
Title
The mechanics of modernity in Europe and East Asia
Title remainder
the institutional origins of social change and stagnation
Statement of responsibility
Erik Ringmar
Title variation
The mechanics of modernity in Europe & East Asia
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.48/094
Index
index present
LC call number
HB615
LC item number
.R55 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Routledge explorations in economic history
Series volume
29
Label
The mechanics of modernity in Europe and East Asia : the institutional origins of social change and stagnation, Erik Ringmar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [238]-257) and index
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Contents
1. The nature and origin of modern society -- 2. The failure and success of East Asia -- 3. The self-transforming machine -- 4. The discovery of distance -- 5. The face in the mirror -- 6. Institutions that reflect -- 7. Origins of the entrepreneurial outlook -- 8. The age of the demiurge -- 9. Institutions that get things done -- 10. A world in pieces -- 11. The polite alternative -- 12. Institutions dealing with conflicts -- 13. Institutions and revolutions -- 14. Reflection -- 15. Entrepreneurship -- 16. Pluralism -- 17. Europe and China compared -- 18. Foreign challenges, Japanese responses -- 19. Japan and China in a modern world -- 20. The new politics of modernisation
Control code
000026292793
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
266 p.
Isbn
9780415342544
Lccn
2004023473
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.b21252592
System control number
  • 26292793jj
  • (OCoLC)224153860

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