Edmund Leach, 23 October 1986
Show More The Anthropology of Violence edited by David Riches.
Blackwell, 232 pp., £25, September 1986, 0 631 14788 8Show More
Quest for Excitement: Sport and Leisure in the Civilising Process by Norbert Elias and Eric Dunning.
Blackwell, 313 pp., £19.50, August 1986, 0 631 14654 7Show More
Sport, Power and Culture: A Social and Historical Analysis of Popular Sports in Britain by John Hargreaves.
Polity, 258 pp., £25, September 1986, 0 7456 0153 7Show More
At the Dawn of Tyranny: The Origins of Individualism, Political Oppression and the State by Eli Sagan.
Faber, 420 pp., £17.50, April 1986, 0 571 13822 5Show More
“... He also talks about race, a topic which seems to be completely taboo for Elias/Dunning. With Sagan’s book we come to Freud but not, as it turns out, the Freud of Civilisation and its Discontents. The titles of Eli Sagan’s earlier books, Cannibalism: Human Aggression and Cultural Form and The Lust to ...”