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Adams, Brooks 1848-1927

Overview
Works: 104 works in 481 publications in 4 languages and 12,036 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: D16.8, 901
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The law of civilization and decay : an essay on history by Brooks Adams( Book )

118 editions published between 1895 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Law of Civilization and Decay (1895), Adams presents his theory that historical events are determined by economic conditions. While believing that economic concerns trade and the accumulation of wealth, for example provided a primary impetus for civilization, he also believed that, unchecked, they invariably led to collapse
The emancipation of Massachusetts; the dream and the reality by Brooks Adams( Book )

29 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's economic supremacy by Brooks Adams( Book )

43 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author examines America's reluctant rise to power and the United Kingdom's subsequent decline. Exhibiting a Darwinian perspective on the hierarchy of nations, Adams analyzes how power, wealth, and war are related. He argues that trade is an even more powerful force than war, demonstrating his point through the example of sugar production. Adams strongly believed that America's rise to world supremacy was both a blessing and a curse
The degradation of the democratic dogma by Henry Adams( Book )

28 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emancipation of Massachusetts by Brooks Adams( Book )

32 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Adams's first important historical work, published in 1887, the author argues that Puritan Massachusetts had once been a theocracy where there was no place for freedom of religion, speech, or opinion, and that succeeding generations had to struggle for these freedoms. The book also contains the first expression of Adams's preoccupation with the relationship between historical events and economic conditions
The new empire by Brooks Adams( Book )

24 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of social revolutions by Brooks Adams( Book )

27 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In America, in 1770, a well-defined aristocracy held control. As an effect of the Industrial Revolution upon industry and commerce, the Revolutionary War occurred, the colonial aristocracy misjudged the environment, adhered to Great Britain, were exiled, lost their property, and perished. Immediately after the American Revolution and also as a part of the Industrial Revolution, the cotton gin was invented, and the cotton gin created in the South another aristocracy, the cotton planters, who flourished until 1860. At this point the changing of the environment, caused largely by the railway, bro
The gold standard : an historical study by Brooks Adams( Book )

20 editions published between 1894 and 1897 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plutocratic revolution : an address before the New England Tariff Reform League, June 15, 1892 by Brooks Adams( Book )

8 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Railways as public agents: a study in sovereignty by Brooks Adams( Book )

7 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Title to property : address of Mr. Brooks Adams before the New Jersey State Bar Association at Atlantic City, N.J. on June 13, 1914 by Brooks Adams( )

8 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centralization and the law : scientific legal education: an illustration, with an introduction by Melville M. Bigelow by Melville Madison Bigelow( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Francis Adams : an American statesman by Brooks Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ley de la civilización y de la decadencia de los pueblos by Brooks Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1905 and 1910 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foreign trade of the United States by Brooks Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incoherence of American democracy : an address by Brooks Adams before the Bunker Hill Monument Association, June 17, 1916 by Brooks Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wisconsin railway legislation by David A Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 1874 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Address by Brooks Adams at the 275th anniversary of the First parish church, Quincy. 11 October, 1914 by Brooks Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brooks Adams, constructive conservative by Thornton Anderson( Book )

3 editions published in 1951 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive treatment of Adams' theories in the fields of philosophy of history, legal education and public administration
City of Spokane et al. v. Northern Pacific Railway et al. Brief for complainants by Spokane (Wash.)( )

1 edition published in 1907 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The law of civilization and decay : an essay on history
Alternative Names
Brooks Adams Amerikaans geopoliticus (1848-1927)

Brooks Adams US-amerikanischer Historiker

Брукс Адамс

بروكس آدامز

بروکس آدامز

ブルックス・アダムズ

布魯克斯·亞當斯

Languages
English (373)

German (14)

French (12)

Spanish (6)

Covers
The degradation of the democratic dogmaThe emancipation of MassachusettsThe new empireThe theory of social revolutions