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Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress

 
 
 
 
Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress
Author: Lawrence E. Harrison - Samuel P. Huntington
ISBN 13: 9780465031764
ISBN 10: 465031765
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: 2001-04-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $19.99
 
 

An important look at why some countries and ethnic groups are better off than others, and the role that cultural values play in the shaping of nations' and peoples' political, economic and social performance

Lance Morrow

A fascinating book. Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress proclaims the secret in its title and, in a series of twenty-two essays by scholars, journalists, and global-business experts, studies the record of societies' success and failures in the light of their cultural inheritances and internalized mental models.—Time