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Merchant, Soldier, Sage: A History of the World in Three Castes

Merchant, Soldier, Sage: A History of the World in Three Castes

by David Priestland

Editorial: Penguin Group (USA)
ISBN: 9781594203107
Número de páginas: 352
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 9 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-09
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A bold new interpretation of modern history as a continual struggle among three prevailing power groups: merchant, soldier, and sage Noted Oxford historian David Priestland argues history is, at base, a conflict among three occupational groups, or castes: the commercial, competitive merchant; the aristocratic,militaristic soldier; the sage, or the bureaucratic, expert manipulator of ideas. Since the move of civilization into the city, merchants have vied for power with the ...