The collected works / Vol. 11, Studies on the Germans : power struggles and the development of habitus in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. / Norbert Elias. (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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The collected works / Vol. 11, Studies on the Germans : power struggles and the development of habitus in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. / Norbert Elias.
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The collected works / Vol. 11, Studies on the Germans : power struggles and the development of habitus in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. / Norbert Elias.

Author: Norbert Elias
Publisher: Dublin : Univ. College Dublin Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. ed
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First published in German in 1989, exactly 50 years after the author's most famous work, On the Process of Civilisation, this edition features his original English text of the essay 'The breakdown of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norbert Elias
ISBN: 9781906359089 1906359083
OCLC Number: 985449448
Description: XXV, 529 Seiten
Contents: Norbert Elias, 1897-1990; Note on the text; Introduction; Civilisation and informalisation: changes in European standards of behaviour in the twentieth century; Honour, duelling and membership of the imperial ruling class: being judged worthy to give satisfaction; A digression on nationalism; Civilisation and violence: on the state's monopoly of physical force and its breaking; The breakdown of civilisation; Terrorism in the Federal Republic of Germany: expression of a conflict between generations; Thoughts on the Federal Republic; APPENDICES: I The German aristocratic code and 'proof by ancestry'; II On the interpretation of Mozart's scatological remarks; III Why I began to study the problem of 'civilisation'; IV On the relative independence of the high nobility from the imperial court; V Sieyes, the Third Estate, and changing feelings of identity; VI Machiavelli's policy prescriptions; VII Nationalism and middle-class morality in Victorian Britain; VIII Conflicts trigger aggression; IX On the ethos of the Wilhelmine bourgeoisie; X Pro-war literature during the Weimar Republic (Ernst Junger); XI On the character of conflicts in the early Weimar Republic; XII Conditions for the attainment of the domestic and foreign goals of the old elite; XIII The decay of the state monopoly of force in the Weimar Republic; XIV The stab in the back; XV Lucifer upon the ruins of the world; XVI The meaning of the word Reich - excerpt from the Fischerlexikon; XVII An empire dies; XVIII The awareness of powerlessness - note added in 1984; XIX Marxism and terrorism: a terrorist's explanation; XX George Orwell, 'England Your England'; Textual variants; Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: Studien über die Deutschen.
Responsibility: of Norbert Elias.

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