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Adams, Brooks 1848-1927

Overview
Works: 125 works in 529 publications in 4 languages and 12,083 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Brooks Adams
The law of civilization and decay : an essay on history by Brooks Adams( Book )

80 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives a particular historical focus on explaining how societies rise, fall and decay. Author Brooks Adams focuses on the First and Second Crusades in chapters two through four, with a chapter also dedicated to the Middle Ages
The theory of social revolutions by Brooks Adams( )

28 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These days, as many world markets teeter on the brink of disaster, the concept of capitalism has come under increasing fire. In this volume, Harvard-trained historian Brooks Adams (great-grandson of second U.S. president John Adams and grandson of sixth U.S. president John Quincy Adams) presents a detailed critique of capitalism, with a particular focus on the American economic system
The emancipation of Massachusetts; the dream and the reality by Brooks Adams( Book )

30 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's economic supremacy by Brooks Adams( Book )

41 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 961 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 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emancipation of Massachusetts by Brooks Adams( Book )

34 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 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 )

25 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 293 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 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gold standard : an historical study by Brooks Adams( Book )

23 editions published between 1894 and 1897 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 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 )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das gesetz der zivilisation und des verfalles by Brooks Adams( Book )

34 editions published between 1895 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Gesetz der Zivilisation und des Verfalles; vollständige und autorisierte Übersetzung nach der Englischen und Französischen Ausg by Brooks Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 1907 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law of civilization and decay : an essay on history by Brooks Adams( )

1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law of civilization and decay. An essay on history by Brooks Adams( Book )

10 editions published between 1895 and 2016 in English and held by 14 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 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The theory of social revolutions
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The theory of social revolutionsThe emancipation of Massachusetts; the dream and the realityThe degradation of the democratic dogma.The emancipation of MassachusettsThe new empireThe law of civilization and decay. An essay on history
Alternative Names
Brooks Adams

Brooks Adams Amerikaans geopoliticus (1848-1927)

Brooks Adams escritor político americano

Brooks Adams géopolitologue, historien, auteur, professeur et écrivain

Brooks Adams scriptor

Brooks Adams US-amerikanischer Historiker

Брукс Адамс

بروكس آدامز

بروکس آدامز

ブルックス・アダムズ

布鲁克斯·亚当斯

Languages
English (386)

German (17)

French (13)

Spanish (6)