From: Rakesh Bhandari (rakeshb@STANFORD.EDU)
Date: Sat Oct 11 2003 - 13:00:37 EDT
The New Imperialism (Clarendon Lectures in Geography and Environmental Studies) by David Harvey * Hardcover: 224 pages * Publisher: Oxford University Press; (September 2003) * ISBN: 0199264317 Paris, Capital of Modernity: Paris and the Second Empire by David Harvey Editorial Reviews Book Description 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. About the Author 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.
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