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Dreamworld and catastrophe

the passing of mass utopia in East and West

by Susan Buck-Morss

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Modern -- 20th century -- Historiography.,
  • History, Modern -- 20th century -- Philosophy.,
  • Popular culture -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-351) and index.

    StatementSusan Buck-Morss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD413.5 .B83 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL46397M
    ISBN 100262024640
    LC Control Number99045165

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Friday, 27th October,Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square Susan Buck-Morss, in her Dreamworld and Catastrophe, observed that the end of the Cold War was marked by the passing of the dream-forms of modernity - capitalist, socialist and fascist - as sustained through the experience of the built environment.

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