Essays On Work And Culture

By: Hamilton Wright Mabie
Published By: Double9 Books
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The collection of articles "Essays on Work and Culture" by Hamilton Wright Mabie explores the relationship between labour and culture in society. The book has evolved into a classic work of sociology. The writings cover a range of subjects, including the value of labour in human existence, the connection between happiness and employment, and the impact of culture on the workplace. According to Mabie, employment is essential for human well-being and offers the satisfaction and feeling of purpose needed for a happy existence. Mabie also looks at how culture affects the workplace and contends that people's attitudes towards work and the emphasis they place on it are influenced by cultural values and beliefs. He contends that a healthy society values labour and offers chances for individuals to participate in fulfilling employment. Mabie uses examples from history, literature, and philosophy to support his arguments and provide insights into how labour and culture are related throughout the book. The book "Essays on Work and Culture" offers an insightful study of the value of labour in society and the ways in which culture shapes our attitudes towards it.

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Hamilton Wright Mabie

Hamilton Wright Mabie, an American writer, editor, critic, and speaker, lived from 1846 to 1916. His parents, Sarah Colwell Mabie and Levi Parsons Mabie, welcomed him into the world on December 13, 1846 in Cold Spring, New York. His father was a devout Calvinist, and he was the youngest of three children. Mabie completed her studies at Williams College in Massachusetts in 1867 before spending a year at Columbia Law School. He chose to become a journalist and literary critic instead of going into law. He was hired as the New York Evening Post's literary editor in 1876 and served in that capacity for 30 years. Additionally, he served as an assistant editor for the weekly journal The Outlook and wrote for magazines including The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's journal, and The North American Review. "My Study Fire" (1890), "Under the Trees and Elsewhere" (1891), "Essays in Literary Interpretation" (1892), and "Short Studies in Literature" (1895) are only a few of the numerous volumes Mabie wrote. Several anthologies, including "Christmas in Art and Song" (1915) and "Heroes Every Child Should Know" (1908), were edited by him as well. In addition to his creative endeavours, Mabie was well-known for giving lectures on literary subjects all across the country. He participated in a number of literary associations and was engaged in a number of charitable organisations. He presided over both the Bibliographical Society of America and the Association of Literary Editors. Mabie passed away at the age of 70 in New York City on December 31, 1916. He was an editor, critic, and speaker who made significant contributions to American literature.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 82 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358710640
  • ISBN-13: 9789358710649
  • Item Weight: 98.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.99 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Science / Life Sciences / Mycology,Science / Reference,Science / Life Sciences / General