Power & Civility

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Pantheon Books, 1982 - Civilization - 376 pages
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Looks at the social, economic, and political conditions in Europe from the rule of Charlemagne to the present and discusses the relationship of society and government

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13
Peoples
30
Chapter
91
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About the author (1982)

Norbert Elias (1897-1990) taught at the University of Frankfurt until his exile from Hitler's Germany. In Britain, he worked at the Universities of London and Leicester, and in retirement was visiting professor in Ghana, Amsterdam, Munster, Bielefeld and many other universities. By the time of his death he was recognized as one of the outstanding social scientists of the twentieth century. His previous Blackwell books include: "The Norbert Elias Reader, The Court Society, The Loneliness of the Dying, Involvement and Detachment, Time: An Essay, The Society of Individuals" and, with Eric Dunning, "Quest for Excitement.

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