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Title Center : ideas and institutions / edited by Liah Greenfeld and Michel Martin
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988


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Description xxii, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments -- The Idea of the "Center": An Introduction -- Liah Greenfeld and Michel Martin -- 1. Religion and the Center: Reflections on German History -- Thomas Nipperdey -- 2. The Tribulations of the Center: Transformations of Mainline American Religion -- Martin E. Marty -- 3. The Religious Politics of Two Rival Peripheries: Preliminary Excursus on Center and Periphery -- David Martin -- 4. Tribulations without a Center: A Note on the Shifting Center of Jewish History -- R. J. Zwi Werblowsky -- 5. The Disadvantages of Monotheism for a Universal State -- Arnaldo Momigliano -- 6. Center and Periphery: Mandelstam and Soviet Power -- Rory Childers -- 7. Transcendental Vision, Center Formation, and the Role of Individuals -- Shmuel N. Eisenstadt -- 8. Center, Periphery, and Dissensus: West German Intellectuals and the Euromissiles -- Jeffrey Herf -- 9. Current Problems of the University and of Humanistic Scholarship: A "Lay Sermon" -- Paul Oskar Kristeller -- 10. Shifting Centers and Peripheries: The Role and Responsibility of American Social Science -- Friedrich Tenbruck -- 11. The Boundaries of the Private Realm: Limits to the Imperium of the Center -- Martin Bulmer -- 12. The Family's Move from Center to Periphery, and Its Implication for Schooling -- James S. Coleman -- 13. Jewish Minorities and the State in the United States, France, and Argentina -- Dominique Schnapper -- 14. Symbolism of the Center, the Periphery, and the Middle -- Milton Singer -- 15. Center and Periphery: An Idea and Its Career, 1935-1987 -- Edward Shils
Analysis Society Theories
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Subject Shils, Edward, 1910-1995.
Cultural pluralism.
Religion and sociology.
Social values.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Author Greenfeld, Liah.
Martin, Michel L.
LC no. 88017094
ISBN 0226306860