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Paris, Capital of Modernity

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Paris, Capital of Modernity by David Harvey
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Collecting David Harvey's finest work on Paris during the second empire, Paris, Capital of Modernity offers brilliant insights ranging from the birth of consumerist spectacle on the Parisian boulevards, the creative visions of Balzac, Baudelaire and Zola, and the reactionary cultural politics of the bombastic Sacre Couer. The book is heavily illustrated and includes a number drawings, portraits and cartoons by Daumier, one of the greatest political caricaturists of the nineteenth century.

Author Biography

David Harvey is one of the world's leading critical intellectuals. He is the author of 10 books, many of which are classics. He now teaches at the CUNY Graduate Center and the London School of Economics, after many years teaching at Johns Hopkins and Oxford.
Release date NZ
November 3rd, 2005
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
118 black & white illustrations, 9 black & white tables, 5 black & white halftones
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
384
Dimensions
178x229x26
ISBN-13
9780415952200
Product ID
1820019

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