On The Process Of Civilisation

May 31, 2012|
On The Process Of Civilisation by Norbert Elias
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This is Volume 3 in the "Collected Works of Norbert Elias", translated by Edmund Jephcott. Recognised as one of the most important works of sociology in the last century, "On the Process of Civilisation" has been influential and widely discussed across the whole range of the humanities and social sciences. This sumptuous new edition, completely revised with many corrections and clarifications, includes colour plates of all the 13 drawings from "Das Mittelaterliche Hausbuch" to which Elias refers in his famous discussion of 'Scenes from the life of a knight'. Beginning with his celebrated study of the changing standards of behaviour of the secular upper classes in Western Europe since the Middle Ages, Elias demonstrates how 'psychological' changes in habitus and emotion management were linked to wider transformations in power relations, especially the monopolisation of violence and taxation by more increasingly effective state apparatuses.
Title:On The Process Of CivilisationFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:676 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:676 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inPublished:May 31, 2012Publisher:University College Dublin PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1906359040

ISBN - 13:9781906359041

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