Paris, Capital of Modernity / Edition 1

Paris, Capital of Modernity / Edition 1

by David Harvey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415952204

ISBN-13: 9780415952200

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415952200
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I Representations
1 Myths of Modernity: Balzac in Paris
2 Utopian Dreams: the Ideal of the Body Politic
Part II Materializations
Part III CODA

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