The Civilizing Process: Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic Investigations
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Norbert Elias
- Publish Date: 2000-07-13
The Civilizing Process stands out as Norbert Elias' greatest work, tracing the civilizing of manners and personality in Western Europe since the late Middle Ages by demonstrating how the formation of states and the monopolization of power within them changed Western society forever.