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The condition of postmodernity : an enquiry into the origins of cultural change

Author: David Harvey
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the development of the concept of postmodernism, explains its differences with modernism, and discusses political and social influences.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harvey, David, 1935-
Condition of postmodernity.
Oxford [England] ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1989
(OCoLC)776043930
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Harvey
ISBN: 0631162925 9780631162926 0631162941 9780631162940
OCLC Number: 18747380
Description: ix, 378 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The passage from modernity to postmodernity in contemporary culture --
Modernity and modernism --
Postmodernism in the city: architecture and urban design --
Modernization --
The political-economic transformation of late twentieth-century capitalism --
Fordism --
The experience of space and time --
The time and space of the Enlightenment project --
The condition of postmodernity.
Responsibility: David Harvey.

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