Rethinking the French City: Architecture, Dwelling, and Display After 1968. (Architecture Technology Culture)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9789042025004: Rethinking the French City: Architecture, Dwelling, and Display After 1968. (Architecture Technology Culture)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This book considers the post-68 French city as a prism through which to understand the contemporary world and France's specificity within it. The reader is invited to join in a series of exploratory strolls through texts, buildings, and neighborhoods, and thereby share in a process of discovery. Zeroing in on international architectural debates, a range of key Parisian exhibitions, and major urban design decisions in Paris, Montpellier, and Lille, Yaari unravels an often-acerbic French critique of both modern and postmodern positions on culture, technology, and the city. This critique-stemming from the competing claims of national identity, the ethics of architecture and display, and an anthropologically informed revision of prevailing views on the city-has sparked in France a passionate search for a third path, which the author proposes to term après-moderne. Breaking new ground in the field of French Studies through cultural analysis of the contemporary city, this study brings new insight to scholars and professionals in architecture and urbanism, and will interest all others for whom France and cities in general hold special appeal. Monique Yaari is a specialist of twentieth-century French literary and cultural studies. For the past decade, her research has focused on the contemporary city. The author of Ironie paradoxale et ironie poétique: sur les traces de Gide dans Paludes (Summa Publications, 1988) as well as numerous articles on contemporary French art and architecture, Professor Yaari teaches in the Culture and Civilization option of the Department of French and Francophone Studies at The Pennsylvania State University.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Monique Yaari is a specialist of twentieth-century French literary and cultural studies. For the past decade, her research has focused on the contemporary city. The author ofIronie paradoxale et ironie poétique: sur les traces de Gide dans Paludes (Summa Publications, 1988) as well as numerous articles on contemporary French art and architecture, Professor Yaari teaches in the Culture and Civilization option of the Department of French and Francophone Studies at The Pennsylvania State University.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 171.00
US$ 149.79

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Monique Yaari
Published by Rodopi (2008)
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Rodopi, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # SONG904202500X

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 149.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Monique Yaari
Published by Rodopi (2008)
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Rodopi, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX904202500X

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 154.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Monique Yaari
Published by Brill, Netherlands (2008)
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Brill, Netherlands, 2008. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This book considers the post-68 French city as a prism through which to understand the contemporary world and France s specificity within it. The reader is invited to join in a series of exploratory strolls through texts, buildings, and neighborhoods, and thereby share in a process of discovery. Zeroing in on international architectural debates, a range of key Parisian exhibitions, and major urban design decisions in Paris, Montpellier, and Lille, Yaari unravels an often-acerbic French critique of both modern and postmodern positions on culture, technology, and the city. This critique-stemming from the competing claims of national identity, the ethics of architecture and display, and an anthropologically informed revision of prevailing views on the city-has sparked in France a passionate search for a third path, which the author proposes to term apres-moderne. Breaking new ground in the field of French Studies through cultural analysis of the contemporary city, this study brings new insight to scholars and professionals in architecture and urbanism, and will interest all others for whom France and cities in general hold special appeal. Seller Inventory # AAN9789042025004

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 171.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Monique Yaari
Published by Brill, Netherlands (2008)
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Brill, Netherlands, 2008. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. This book considers the post-68 French city as a prism through which to understand the contemporary world and France s specificity within it. The reader is invited to join in a series of exploratory strolls through texts, buildings, and neighborhoods, and thereby share in a process of discovery. Zeroing in on international architectural debates, a range of key Parisian exhibitions, and major urban design decisions in Paris, Montpellier, and Lille, Yaari unravels an often-acerbic French critique of both modern and postmodern positions on culture, technology, and the city. This critique-stemming from the competing claims of national identity, the ethics of architecture and display, and an anthropologically informed revision of prevailing views on the city-has sparked in France a passionate search for a third path, which the author proposes to term apres-moderne. Breaking new ground in the field of French Studies through cultural analysis of the contemporary city, this study brings new insight to scholars and professionals in architecture and urbanism, and will interest all others for whom France and cities in general hold special appeal. Seller Inventory # BTE9789042025004

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 174.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Monique Yaari
Published by Brill, Netherlands (2008)
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Brill, Netherlands, 2008. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This book considers the post-68 French city as a prism through which to understand the contemporary world and France s specificity within it. The reader is invited to join in a series of exploratory strolls through texts, buildings, and neighborhoods, and thereby share in a process of discovery. Zeroing in on international architectural debates, a range of key Parisian exhibitions, and major urban design decisions in Paris, Montpellier, and Lille, Yaari unravels an often-acerbic French critique of both modern and postmodern positions on culture, technology, and the city. This critique-stemming from the competing claims of national identity, the ethics of architecture and display, and an anthropologically informed revision of prevailing views on the city-has sparked in France a passionate search for a third path, which the author proposes to term apres-moderne. Breaking new ground in the field of French Studies through cultural analysis of the contemporary city, this study brings new insight to scholars and professionals in architecture and urbanism, and will interest all others for whom France and cities in general hold special appeal. Seller Inventory # AAN9789042025004

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 177.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

RETHINKING THE FRENCH CITY -
Published by BRILL (2008)
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description BRILL, 2008. Hardback. Condition: NEW. 9789042025004 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE0827455

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 193.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.11
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Monique Yaari
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
L Books
(EPINAY SUR ORGE, France)
Rating
[?]

Book Description see description. Condition: New. This item might Printed on Demand, please check. ISBN: 9789042025004. Publisher : Brill | Rodopi. Author : Monique Yaari. Publication date: 01-Jan-2008. Binding: Hardback. Number of pages: 524. Seller Inventory # HGB-6957

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 213.05
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.01
From France to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Monique Yaari
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
AussieBookSeller
(SILVERWATER, NSW, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Hardcover. This book considers the post-68 French city as a prism through which to understand the contemporary world and France's specificity within it. The reader is invited to joi.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 491 pages. 0.939. Seller Inventory # 9789042025004

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 194.14
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 37.00
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Monique Yaari
Published by Rodopi (2008)
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Rodopi, 2008. Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Seller Inventory # GM9789042025004

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 234.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.66
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Monique Yaari
Published by Editions Rodopi B.V. (2008)
ISBN 10: 904202500X ISBN 13: 9789042025004
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Editions Rodopi B.V., 2008. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. 491 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.50 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __904202500X

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 235.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.34
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book