First Edition of Berger and Luckmann's The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge
The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge.
Berger, Peter L. and Thomas Luckmann.$975.00
Item Number: 102244
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1966.
First edition of one of the most important sociological texts of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Norman Ives.
Called the "fifth-most important sociological book of the 20th century" by the International Sociological Association, this groundbreaking study of knowledge introduces the concept of "social construction" into the social sciences for the first time. In it, Berger and Luckmann reformulate the task of the sociological subdicipline that, since Max Scheler, has been known as the sociology of knowledge.