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Empire de L'éphémère

Gilles Lipovetsky, Richard Sennett - Health & Fitness - 2002 - 276 pages
In a book full of playful irony and striking insights, the controversial social philosopher Gilles Lipovetsky draws on the history of fashion to demonstrate that the modern ...
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The Hidden Injuries of Class

Richard Sennett, Jonathan Cobb - Business & Economics - 1993 - 275 pages
In this intrepid, groundbreaking book, Richard Sennett and Jonathan Cobb uncover and define a new form of class conflict in America an internal conflict in the heart and mind ...
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Richard Sennett - Fiction - 1994 - 288 pages
Historical fiction at its most scrupulous and carefully researched. . . . A novel of this kind needs to be elegantly written while getting its period language unobtrusively ...
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Nineteenth-Century Cities: Essays in the New Urban History

Stephan Thernstrom, Richard Sennett - History - 1969 - 448 pages
14 essays cover cities in United States, Canada, England, France, and Columbia. Contributors include Norman Birnbaum, Stuart Blumin, Michael Frisch, Clyde Griffen, Herbert ...
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The Culture of the New Capitalism

Richard Sennett - Business & Economics - 2006 - 214 pages
How is a classic book to be defined? How much time must elapse before a work may be judged a 'classic'? And among all the works of American literature, which deserve the ...
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The Craftsman

Richard Sennett - Self-Help - 2008 - 326 pages
In his most ambitious book to date, Richard Sennett offers an original perspective on craftsmanship and its close connections to work and ethical values
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Families Against the City: Middle Class Homes of Industrial Chicago, 1872-1890

Richard Sennett - Social Science - 1984 - 258 pages
Combining what the 'Chicago Tribune' calls 'all the resources of modern scholarship and an impressive intelligence of his own Mr. Stennett analyzes how middle class families ...
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The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New ...

Richard Sennett - Political Science - 2011 - 176 pages
A Business Week Best Book of the Year.... "A devastating and wholly necessary book."—Studs Terkel, author of Working In The Corrosion of Character, Richard Sennett, "among the ...
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Respect in a World of Inequality

Richard Sennett - Social Science - 2011 - 304 pages
The powerful case for a society of mutual respect. As various forms of social welfare were dismantled though the last decade of the twentieth century, many thinkers argued that ...
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The Fall of Public Man

Richard Sennett - Social Science - 2003 - 416 pages
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