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Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress

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Publisher Comments:

Prominent scholars and journalists ponder the question of why, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the world is more divided than ever between the rich and the poor, between those living in freedom and those under oppression.

Synopsis:

An important look at why some countries and ethnic groups are better off than others, and the role that cultural values play in the shaping of nations' and peoples' political, economic and social performance

Synopsis:

An important look at why some countries and ethnic groups are better off than others, and the role that cultural values play in the shaping of nations' and peoples' political, economic and social performance

About the Author

Lawrence E. Harrison is a senior fellow at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies and the author of Who Prospers? and The Pan-American Dream.

Samuel P. Huntington is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor of Government at Harvard University and the author of The Clash of Civilizations and The Remaking of the World Order.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465031764
Editor:
Harrison, Lawrence E.
Editor:
Huntington, Samuel P.
Editor:
Harrison, Lawrence E.
Editor:
Huntington, Samuel P.
Author:
Harrison, Lawrence E.
Author:
Huntington, Samuel P.
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Subject:
General
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Culture
Subject:
Ethnic Studies
Subject:
Social values
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 14 oz

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