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co-editor, Werner Sombart’s Modern Capitalism, Vols. I, II transl. K. F. Geiser/K. Tribe, ed. Erik S. Reinert, Philipp Robinson Rössner and Jürgen G. Backhaus The first-ever complete English translation of volumes I and II of Werner Sombart, Der moderne Kapitalismus, Vols. I and II. 4th ed. (Munich and Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, 1921/1928). My contribution to the project as editor was fundamental (c. 50 per cent). I completely revised the original translation of vols. I/1-2 and II/1, produced by Karl-Friedrich Geiser (Political Economy Professor at Oberlin College), submitted in 1941 to Princeton University Press.
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  • History of Capitalism
  • Capitalism
  • Economic History
  • Economic Development