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The Germans (European Perspectives)

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Synopsis:

The last major work by one of our century's most influential social theorists, The Germans is a penetrating account of German social development, from the seventeenth century to the present. Enhanced by his deep understanding of other Western European nations, Norbert Elias's incisive analyses of nationalism, violence, and the breakdown of civilization will be an indispensable resource for those interested in modern European history and sociology and in European studies.

Description:

Includes bibliographical referencees (p. [437]-481) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780231105620
Translator:
Mennell
Translator:
Dunning, Eric
Translator:
Mennell
Editor:
Schroter, Michael
Author:
Elias, Norbert
Author:
Dunning, Eric
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Europe - Germany
Subject:
Germany
Subject:
Nationalism
Subject:
Political culture
Subject:
National characteristics, german
Subject:
Political culture -- Germany.
Subject:
Western Europe - General
Subject:
Germany Politics and government.
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Series:
European Perspectives
Series Volume:
n:o 95
Publication Date:
19960531
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
380
Dimensions:
9.31x6.18x1.80 in. 1.88 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » World History » European History General
History and Social Science » World History » Germany » General

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"Synopsis" by , The last major work by one of our century's most influential social theorists, The Germans is a penetrating account of German social development, from the seventeenth century to the present. Enhanced by his deep understanding of other Western European nations, Norbert Elias's incisive analyses of nationalism, violence, and the breakdown of civilization will be an indispensable resource for those interested in modern European history and sociology and in European studies.
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