From Scientific American
A fresh and exciting argument of a fascinating thesis.
Winner of the 2003 Benjamin E. Lippincott Award
"Hirschman's volume stands as a principal contribution to the growing literature that is beginning to reshape our understanding of the legitimating beliefs undergirding the rise of the modern market economy."--Robert Wuthnow, American Journal of Sociology
"A fresh and exciting argument of a fascinating thesis."--Nannerl O. Keohane, Journal of Interdisciplinary History