On Norbert Elias - Becoming a Human Scientist

Edited by Stefanie Ernst

Authors: Korte, Hermann

  • Biographical insights in the history of Elias' "Process of Civilization"
  • First translation of the crucial work of Hermann Korte
  • A well-informed good read
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The book focuses on the history of Elias' most famous and important work "Process of Civilization" in close relation to the historical and biographical context. It starts with Elias' childhood and intellectual background and paints a detailed picture of the development of German sociology in early 20th century up to the World War 2.

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Hermann Korte was a Professor of Sociology at the universities Bochum and Hamburg. From 1974 to 2016 he was trustee of the Norbert Elias-Foundation in Amsterdam. He is a member of the P.E.N. Center in Germany.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • First Chapter A Long Life Has its Advantages—or: The Late Career of a Book

    Korte, Hermann

    Pages 1-29

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  • Second Chapter On the Plan of this Academic Work

    Korte, Hermann

    Pages 31-42

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  • Third Chapter In Front of the Mirror

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    Pages 43-66

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  • Fourth Chapter Childhood, Youth, Maturation

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    Pages 67-103

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  • Fifth Chapter Old Heidelberg, You Delicate

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    Pages 105-115

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eBook 29,74 €
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Softcover 36,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-658-17351-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
On Norbert Elias - Becoming a Human Scientist
Book Subtitle
Edited by Stefanie Ernst
Authors
Translated by
Affeldt, S.
Copyright
2017
Publisher
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Copyright Holder
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-17352-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-17352-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-658-17351-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 237
Number of Illustrations and Tables
8 b/w illustrations
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