The Civilizing Process

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Author  Norbert Elias
Publisher  Blackwell Publishing
Publication Date   July 13, 2000
ISBN  0631221611
Pages  586

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The Civilizing Process stands out as Norbert Elias' greatest work, tracing the "civilizing" of manners and personality in Western Europe since the late Middle Ages by demonstrating how the formation of states and the monopolization of power within them changed Western society forever.

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