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Emile Durkheim, 1858-1917

Wolff, Kurt H. (Ed.)

Published by The Ohio State University Press, Columbus, Ohio, 1960
Condition: vg Soft cover
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Octavo. XIV, 463, [1]pp. Original printed wrappers over cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Frontispiece portrait of Emile Durkheim. Written by thirteen outstanding scholars from the social sciences, philosophy, and literature, the essays in this volume constitute the most comprehensive appraisal of Durkheim's work yet to appear. Their topics include the milieu in which he lived, his enduring legacy, the influence of his school on the study of religion, his politics and political theory, the individualism and socialism in his work, his conservatism and its implications for his sociological theory, his "functionalism," the relation of his notion of the 'conscience collective' to the current anthropological one of culture, his contribution to the theory of integration of social systems, the development of his concept of ritual and the problem of social disrelationships, his place in American sociology, and his influence on Japanese sociology. This volume also contains five important previously untranslated essays by Durkheim himself; a facsimile of his hitherto unpublished letter to A. R. Radcliffe-Brown, the eminent British anthropologist; a bibliography; and a portrait of Durkheim. Very minor age toning along edges of wrappers. Wraps in overall good+, binding and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 31004

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Title: Emile Durkheim, 1858-1917

Publisher: The Ohio State University Press, Columbus, Ohio

Publication Date: 1960

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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