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From its beginnings in the early twelfth century, the Western civilizing process has involved two interconnected transformations: the monopolization of military force by sovereign states and the cultivation in individuals of habits and dispositions of the kind that we call "civilized." The combined forward movement of these processes channels violent struggles for social d ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published June 15th 2011 by McGill-Queen's University Press (first published June 1st 2011)
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