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Occidentalism: Modernity and Subjectivity

Couze Venn - Social Science - 2000 - 256 pages
This important book critically addresses the `becoming West' of Europe and investigates the `becoming Modern' of the world. Drawing on the work of Derrida, Foucault, Levinas ...
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Walter Benjamin's Other History: Of Stones, Animals, Human Beings, and Angels

Beatrice Hanssen - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 207 pages
Long considered to be an impenetrable, hermetic treatise, Walter Benjamin's "The Origin of German Tragic Drama" has rarely received the attention it deserves as a key text ...
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A Companion to the City

Gary Bridge, Sophie Watson - Philosophy - 2002 - 656 pages
This companion sets out to think about cities in more textured ways and brings together scholars from a range of different fields to create a multidisciplinary approach to cities.
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Stretching Beyond the Horizon: A Multiplanar Theory of Spatial Planning and ...

Jean Hillier - Business & Economics - 2007 - 400 pages
In this innovative work Jean Hillier develops a new theory for students and researchers of spatial planning and governance which is grounded primarily in the work of Gilles ...
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Drapery: Classicism and Barbarism in Visual Culture

Gen Doy - Art - 2002 - 288 pages
Gen Doy investigates the hitherto neglected meanings of drapery and the draped body in visual culture around the world. She looks at areas such as the changes in drapery's ...
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Promise of Memory, The: History and Politics in Marx, Benjamin, and Derrida

Matthias Fritsch - Philosophy - 2012 - 263 pages
Argues for a closer connection between memories of injustice and promises of justice as a means to overcome violence.
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