French Modern: Norms and Forms of the Social Environment

University of Chicago Press (1989)
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In this study of space and power and knowledge in France from the 1830s through the 1930s, Rabinow uses the tools of anthropology, philosophy, and cultural criticism to examine how social environment was perceived and described. Ranging from epidemiology to the layout of colonial cities, he shows how modernity was revealed in urban planning, architecture, health and welfare administration, and social legislation.
Keywords Philosophy, French  Philosophy, French  Ethnology History  Ethnology History
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Call number B2185.R23 1995
ISBN(s) 9780226701745   0226701743   0262680661
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