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Georg Simmel, David Frisby

Summary
Until recently little of Simmel's work was available in translation and certain key texts were unknown outside Germany. David Frisby, the eminent Simmel scholar, provides not only an introduction to the major sociological writings of this important figure, but also an argument for a reconsideration of his work. The author outlines the cultural and historical context in which Simmel worked; reviews Simmel's most important writings; and examines his legacy to sociology by illuminating his links with Weber's theories and his influential relationship with Marxism.Simmel, a central figure in th
Table Of Contents
Front Cover; Georg Simmel; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgements; Preface; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Life and Context; Chapter 3. The Foundation of Sociology; Chapter 4. The Works; Chapter 5. A New Reception; Bibliography of Simmel's Major Works; Annotated Bibliography of Secondary Sources; Index
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
2nd ed.
Note
First published 1984 by Ellis Horwood Ltd. and Tavistock Publications Ltd
Physical Description
1 online resource (192 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781134495214

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