Introduction to modernity: twelve preludes, September 1959-May 1961

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Verso, 1995 - Philosophy - 402 pages
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Essential reading for all students of European cultural history, and a key text for Marxism in the post-Communist world of the late twentieth century.

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Henri Lefebvre, former taxi-driver, resistance fighter, and professor of sociology at Strasbourg and Nanterre (1901-1991), 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.

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