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David Frisby

David Frisby is Reader in Sociology at Glasgow University.

Titles by This Author

Theories of Modernity in the Work of Simmel, Kracauer, and Benjamin

Fragments of Modernity provides a critical introduction to the work of three of the most original German thinkers of the early 20th century. In their different ways, all three illuminated the experience of the modern in urban life, whether in mid-19th-century Paris or in Berlin at the turn of the century or later as the vanguard city of the Weimar Republic.