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In Pursuit of Civility - Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England

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    In Pursuit of Civility - Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England

    03. apr 2020
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    ISBN/EAN:P_9780300251524
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    Opis

    What did it mean to be 'civilized' in Early Modern England? Keith Thomas's seminal studies Religion and the Decline of Magic, Man and the Natural World, and The Ends of Life, explored the beliefs, values and social practices of the years between 1500 and 1800. In Pursuit of Civility continues this quest by examining what the English people thought it meant to be `civilized' and how that condition differed from being `barbarous' or `savage' .

    Thomas shows how the upper ranks of society sought to distinguish themselves from their social inferiors by developing distinctive forms of moving, speaking and comporting themselves - and how the common people in turn developed their own forms of civility. The belief of the English in their superior civility shaped their relations with the Welsh, the Scots and the Irish. By legitimizing international trade, colonialism, slavery, and racial discrimination, it was fundamental to their dealings with the native peoples of North America, India, and Australia. Yet not everyone shared this belief in the superiority of Western civilization.

    In Pursuit of Civility throws light on the early origins of anti-colonialism and cultural relativism, and goes on to examine some of the ways in which the new forms of civility were resisted. With all the author's distinctive authority and brilliance - based as ever on wide reading, abounding in fresh insights, and illustrated by many striking quotations and anecdotes from contemporary sources - In Pursuit of Civility transforms our understanding of the past. In so doing, it raises important questions as to the role of manners in the modern world.

     - 480 pages,

     - 28 col. illus.

    Podrobnosti o izdelku

    • Jezik: angleški
    • Leto izida: 2020
    • Število strani: 480
    • ISBN/EAN: 9780300251524
    • Mere izdelka vxš: 12.9cm x 19.7cm
    • Datum Izida: 03.04.2020
    • Založba: Yale University Press
    • Avtor: Keith Thomas
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