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Introduction to Modernity (Radical Thinkers)

Introduction to Modernity (Radical Thinkers)
Library Shelf Location 05a.LEFE
Publication Date 2011
Description The sociologist and philosopher analyses the dawning of modernity. Originally published in 1962, when Lefebvre was beginning his career as a lecturer in sociology at the University of Strasbourg, it established his position in the vanguard of a movement which was to culminate in the events of May 1968. A classic analysis of the modern world using Marxist dialectic, it is a book which supersedes the conventional divisions between academic disciplines. With dazzling skill, Lefebvre moves from philosophy to sociology, from literature to history, to present a profound analysis of the social, political and cultural forces at work in France and the world in the aftermath of Stalin's death—an analysis in which the contours of our own “postmodernity” appear with startling clarity.
ISBN 9781844677832
Quantity 1
Pages 402 pages
Author Henri Lefebvre
Format Paperback
Publisher Verso Books, London and New York
Categories Art Theory/Criticism, Philosophy
Keyword Marxism
Language English

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