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Description - The Practice of Everyday Life by Michel de Certeau

In this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of commerce, politics, and culture. In exploring the public meaning of ingeniously defended private meanings, de Certeau draws brilliantly on an immense theoretical literature to speak of an apposite use of imaginative literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520271456
ISBN-10: 0520271459
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2011
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michel de Certeau

The late Michel de Certeau was Directeur d'Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and Visiting Professor of French and Comparative Literature at University of California, San Diego.

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