The Foreigner (Innbundet)

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 160
Forlag: Notting Hill Editions
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781907903083
Kategori: Sosialantropologi
Omtale The Foreigner
Richard Sennett has spent an intellectual lifetime exploring how humans live in cities. In this pair of essays he visits two of the world's greatest cities at crucial moments in their history to meditate on the condition of exile in both geographical and psychic space: the Jewish Ghetto of Renaissance Venice, where state-imposed outsiderdom was translated into a rich community identity; and nineteenth-century Paris, a magnet for political exiles, where the experience of displacement seeped into the city's culture at large.

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