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Elias, Norbertlocked

(1897–1990)

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Elias, Norbert (1897–1990), sociologist, was born on 22 June 1897 in Breslau, Germany (which later became Wrocław, Poland), the only child of Hermann Elias, businessman, and his wife, Sophie Galevski. He attended the Johannesgymnasium, Breslau, and, after service in the German army during the First World War, read philosophy and medicine at ...

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