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- DescriptionSetting out to recover the roots of modernity in the boulevards, interiors, and arcades of the city of light, Walter Benjamin dubbed Paris the capital of the nineteenth century. This title argues that Prague could well be seen as the capital of the much darker twentieth century.
- Author BiographyDerek Sayer is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University and a former Canada Research Chair at the University of Alberta. His previous books include The Coasts of Bohemia: A Czech History (Princeton) and Capitalism and Modernity. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
- PrizesCommended for Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize 2014.
- Author(s)Derek Sayer
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication19/04/2013
- GenreRegional History
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note54 halftones. 8 line illus.
- Weight1171 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine45 mm
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