The Practice of Everyday Life: v. 1

The Practice of Everyday Life: v. 1

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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.

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  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
  • University of California Press
  • Berkerley, United States
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • Ill.
  • 0520061683
  • 9780520061682

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""Everyday Life is littered with insights and perceptions, any one of which could make the career of an American academic."--Thomas Fleming, "Chronicles of Culture

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About 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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