The History of Manners.The Civilizing Process: Volume I.
Translated by Edmund Jephcott. Swiss sociologist Elias [1897-1990] draws from medieval etiquette and manners books, 18th century novels, travel accounts, poems, paintings, and song lyrics to compile an examination of the social graces. How do the links between manners and social controls affect our society? Pantheon. NY. 1982 printing of the 1978 translation. Paper. USED. $15.00