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Max Weber

Sociologist, Economist (21-Apr-1864 — 14-Jun-1920)


Kieran Allen. Max Weber: A Critical Introduction. Pluto Press. 2004. 218pp.

Stanislav Andreski. Max Weber's Insights and Errors. Routledge. 1984. 170pp.

Nasser Behnegar. Leo Strauss, Max Weber, and the Scientific Study of Politics. University of Chicago Press. 2003. 221pp.

Reinhard Bendix. Max Weber: An Intellectual Portrait. Doubleday. 1960. 480pp.

Reinhard Bendix; Guenther Roth. Scholarship and Partisanship: Essays on Max Weber. University of California Press. 1971. 313pp.

Roslyn Wallach Bologh. Love or Greatness: Max Weber and Masculine Thinking: A Feminist Inquiry. Unwin Hayman. 1990. 341pp.

Cary Boucock. In the Grip of Freedom: Law and Modernity in Max Weber. University of Toronto Press. 2000. 230pp.

Peter Breiner. Max Weber & Democratic Politics. Cornell University Press. 1996. 237pp.

Andreas E. Buss (editor). Max Weber in Asian Studies. E. J. Brill. 1985. 129pp.

George Cavalletto. Crossing the Psycho-Social Divide: Freud, Weber, Adorno and Elias. Ashgate Publishing. 2007. 284pp.

Jay A. Ciaffa. Max Weber and the Problems of Value-Free Social Science: A Critical Examination of the Werturteilsstreit. Bucknell University Press. 1998. 190pp.

John Patrick Diggins. Max Weber: Politics and the Spirit of Tragedy. Basic Books. 1996. 334pp.

Ilse Dronberger. The Political Thought of Max Weber: In Quest of Statesmanship. Appleton-Century-Crofts. 1971. 436pp.

Sven Eliaeson. Max Weber's Methodologies: Interpretation and Critique. Blackwell Publishing. 2002. 230pp.

Franco Ferrarotti. Translated by John Fraser. Max Weber and the Destiny of Reason. M. E. Sharpe. 1982. 133pp.

Franco Ferrarotti. Max Weber and the Crisis of Western Civilization. Associated Faculty Press. 1987. 137pp.

Julien Freund. Translated by Mary Ilford. The Sociology of Max Weber. Pantheon Books. 1968. 310pp.

Nicholas Gane. Max Weber and Postmodern Theory: Rationalization Versus Re-Enchantment. Macmillan. 2002. 194pp.

Harvey Goldman. Max Weber and Thomas Mann: Calling and the Shaping of the Self. University of California Press. 1992. 284pp.

Harvey Goldman. Politics, Death, and the Devil: Self and Power in Max Weber and Thomas Mann. University of California Press. 1992. 386pp.

Peter Hamilton (editor). Max Weber: Critical Assessments. Routledge. 1991. 1600pp.

Paul Honigsheim. On Max Weber. Free Press. 1968. 155pp.

Toby E. Huff. Max Weber and the Methodology of the Social Sciences. Transaction Publishers. 1984. 82pp.

Toby E. Huff; Wolfgang Schluchter (editors). Max Weber & Islam. Transaction Publishers. 1999. 332pp.

Stephen Kalberg. Max Weber's Comparative-Historical Sociology: An Interpretation and Critique. University of Chicago Press. 1994. 221pp.

Dirk Käsler. Translated by Philippa Hurd. Max Weber: An Introduction to His Life and Work. University of Chicago Press. 1988. 287pp.

Sung Ho Kim. Max Weber's Politics of Civil Society. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 214pp.

Anthony T. Kronman. Max Weber. Stanford University Press. 1983. 214pp.

Hartmut Lehmann; Guenther Roth (editors). Weber's Protestant Ethic: Origins, Evidence, Contexts. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 411pp.

Joseph W. H. Lough. Weber and the Persistence of Religion: Social Theory, Capitalism and the Sublime. Routledge. 2006. 140pp.

John R. Love. Antiquity and Capitalism: Max Weber and the Sociological Foundations of Roman Civilization. Routledge. 1991. 336pp.

J. G. Merquior. Rousseau and Weber: Two Studies in the Theory of Legitimacy. Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1980. 275pp.

Arthur Mitzman. The Iron Cage: An Historical Interpretation of Max Weber. Alfred A. Knopf. 1970. 328pp.

Wolfgang J. Mommsen. The Political and Social Theory of Max Weber: Collected Essays. Polity Press. 1989. 226pp.

Wolfgang J. Mommsen. Translated by Michael S. Steinberg. Max Weber and German Politics, 1890-1920. University of Chicago Press. 1990. 520pp.

Ken Morrison. Marx, Durkheim, Weber: Formations of Modern Social Thought. Sage Publications. 1995. 361pp.

Frank Parkin. Max Weber. E. Horwood. 1982. 123pp. Revised Edition published in 2002 by Routledge.

Stephen D. Parsons. Money, Time and Rationality in Max Weber: Austrian Connections. Routledge. 2003. 160pp.

Gianfranco Poggi. Weber: A Short Introduction. Polity. 2006. 137pp.

Gianfranco Poggi. Calvinism and the Capitalist Spirit: Max Weber's Protestant Ethic. University of Massachusetts Press. 1983. 121pp.

Edward Bryan Portis. Max Weber and Political Commitment: Science, Politics, and Personality. Temple University Press. 1986. 246pp.

Fritz K. Ringer. Max Weber: An Intellectual Biography. University of Chicago Press. 2004. 307pp.

W. G. Runciman. A Critique of Max Weber's Philosophy of Social Science. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 116pp.

Wolfgang Schluchter. Translated by Guenther Roth. The Rise of Western Rationalism: Max Weber's Developmental History. University of California Press. 1985. 182pp.

Ralph Schroeder. Max Weber and the Sociology of Culture. Sage Publications. 1992. 177pp.

Ralph Schroeder (editor). Max Weber, Democracy and Modernization. St. Martin's Press. 1998. 206pp.

Alan Sica. Max Weber & the New Century. Transaction Publishers. 2004. 201pp.

Alan Sica. Max Weber: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Transaction Publishers. 2004. 334pp.

Richard Swedberg. Max Weber and the Idea of Economic Sociology. Princeton University Press. 2000. 328pp.

Richard Swedberg. The Max Weber Dictionary: Key Words and Central Concepts. Stanford University Press. 2005. 344pp.

Bryan S. Turner (editor). Max Weber: Critical Responses. Routledge. 1999. 792pp.

Charles Turner. Modernity and Politics in the Work of Max Weber. Routledge. 1992. 219pp.

Stephen Turner (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Weber. Cambridge University Press. 2000. 288pp.

Stephen P. Turner; Regis A. Factor. Max Weber: The Lawyer as Social Thinker. Routledge. 1994. 206pp.

Marianne Weber. Translated by Harry Zohn. Max Weber: A Biography. New York: John Wiley and Sons. 1975. 179pp.

Sam Whimster (editor). Max Weber and the Culture of Anarchy. Macmillan. 1999. 235pp.

Sam Whimster. Understanding Weber. Routledge. 2007. 296pp.


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  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.806)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.742)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1539)

  8. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.1055)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1101)

  10. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.205)

  11. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.108-11)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.508)

  13. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.534)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.117)

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