by Lawrence A. Scaff
Max Weber and his wife Marianne visited the United States of America in the year 1904. He is known to be the founder of the sociology and the modern social sciences. His trip to America is a turning point in his life and an important part of his life as this becomes the reason behind shaping his ideas. The only source of information about Weber was his 1926 biography. Max Weber in America by Lawrence A. Scaff PDF carefully reconstructs his visit to America as it is the most important episode of his career. This book also shows his critical reception of Weber’s work was as an American which itself is an interesting story.
Lawrence also provides various new details about his America’s visit. After reading this book, you will come to know about what he did, who did he meet, what he saw, capitalism, Romance, race, science, Protestantism, and a lot of other things. The author traces the impact of Weber on the social sciences in the United States after his death. Moreover, this book also explains the ideas of the Weber, how these ideas are interpreted, disseminated, and translated by American scholars as well as how Weberian canon codified in America. In conclusion, Max Weber in America by Lawrence A. Scaff is a book on the leading scholar, Max Weber in America and transform our understanding of his place in history and understanding of his social sciences.