The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry Into the Origins of Cultural Change

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Wiley, 1989 - History - 378 pages
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In this new book, David Harvey seeks to determine what is meant by the term in its different contexts and to identify how accurate and useful it is as a description of contemporary experience.

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User Review  - Abhisek Gupta - Goodreads

The book covers a wide array of thoughts and streams in field of postmodernism. Ranging from discourse on architecture to temporal and spatial configurations, the author attempts to provide a brief introduction to such undercurrents. Overall an excellent read. Read full review

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User Review  - Perez Malone - Goodreads

David Harvey holds your hand as you explore the complexities of Postmodernism, a term that is getting used more and more frequently. While this book is too old to explore the postmodern qualities of ... Read full review

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David Harvey is Professor of Geography at the Johns Hopkins University. From 1987 to 1993 he held the Halford Mackinder Chair of Geography at Oxford University. His previous books include Social Justice and the City, The Limits to Capital (available in the USA from the University of Chicago Press, and elsewhere from Blackwell Publishers, UK) and The Urban Experience (available in the USA from the Johns University Press, and elsewhere from Blackwell Publishers, UK).

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