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Tönnies, Ferdinand (1855–1936)

German social theorist

Ferdinand Tönnies was born into one of the leading families of a farming community in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Both of his parents had deep roots in the rural region. His father's Dutch ancestors had settled in the area more than ...

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