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Civility: A Cultural History
Cut off in traffic? Bumped without apology on the subway? Forced to listen to a profane conversation in a public space? In today's Western societies, many feel that there has been a noticeable and marked decrease in mutual consideration in both public and private settings. Are we less civil now than in the past? Benet Davetian's masterful study Civility: A Cultural History ...more
Paperback, 608 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by University of Toronto Press
(first published April 18th 2009)
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