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

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Wiley, Apr 8, 1992 - Social Science - 392 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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Pretty clear introduction to postmodern theory, so I suppose this is a good place to start if you're interested in postmodernism. However, it didn't kindle much interest in me for this topic. I'm still not sure where the appeal of postmodern thought lies. Read full review

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

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Harvey presents an illuminating and powerful critique of postmodernism, arguing that it represents the cultural manifestation of late capitalism and specifically that it emerges from a transformation ... 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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