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The Emergence of Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century: A Privileged Moment in the History of England, Scotland, and France / Edition 1
     

The Emergence of Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century: A Privileged Moment in the History of England, Scotland, and France / Edition 1

by Marvin B. Becker
 

ISBN-10: 0253311292

ISBN-13: 9780253311290

Pub. Date: 11/28/1994

Publisher: Indiana University Press

"This is a stimulating book." —Choice

"... with its rich historical and cultural detail draws us again and again into the fine webs of everyday life that defined eighteenth-century society and the idea of civil society therein." —William and Mary Quarterly

In this sequel to 'Civility and Society in Western Europe, 1300-1600, Marvin Becker treats the

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"This is a stimulating book." —Choice

"... with its rich historical and cultural detail draws us again and again into the fine webs of everyday life that defined eighteenth-century society and the idea of civil society therein." —William and Mary Quarterly

In this sequel to 'Civility and Society in Western Europe, 1300-1600, Marvin Becker treats the rise of civil society in England and Scotland and the shift in human sociability from familiarity toward impersonality, from public toward private, from social solidarity toward self-interest.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253311290
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.93(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INTRODUCTION

I. Toward an Understanding of Civil Society
II. Civil Society and the Case of England and Scotland

Epilogue

Notes

Index

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