chapter  3
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‘How Well Do We Know Max Weber After All? A New Look at Max Weber and His Anglo-German Family Connections’, International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, 17, pp. 307—27

G uenther R o th ’s study places M ax W eber in an intricate netw ork of ties am ong m em bers of his lineage. This paper presents core findings of R o th ’s analysis of W eber’s family relations, discusses the validity of R o th ’s core theses and some of the implications of his analysis for W eber as a person and scholar, and addresses how R o th ’s book may influence future approaches to W eber’s sociology.