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Introduction to Modernity

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ISBN-10: 1844677834

ISBN-13: 9781844677832

Edition: 2011

Authors: Henri Lefebvre

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $32.49
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 1/16/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 414
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991), former resistance fighter and professor of sociology at Strasbourg and Nanterre, was a member of the French Communist Party from 1928 until his expulsion in 1957. He was the author of sixty books on philosophy, sociology, politics, architecture and urbanism.