The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World

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  • ISBN: 0241391490
  • Author: Adrian Wooldridge
  • Publisher: Adrian Wooldridge
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  • Language: English

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Synopsis

‘This unique and fascinating history explains why the blame now being piled upon meritocracy for many social ills is misplaced-and that assigning responsibilities to the people best able to discharge them really is better than the time-honoured customs of corruption, patronage, nepotism and hereditary castes. …