Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 October 2014

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198712381

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A History

Geoffrey Hosking

  • The first book to offer an historical perspective on how to understand and potentially solve the current 'crisis of trust'
  • Offers a serious discussion of the nature of trust and how it manifests itself in social behaviour
  • Provides ample historical material from a variety of sources to illustrate trust and distrust in social behaviour
  • Outlines the main symbolic systems which have mediated trust in society