Crowds and Democracy
The Idea and Image of the Masses from Revolution to Fascism
|Series title:||Columbia Themes in Philosophy, Social Criticism, and the Arts Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Columbia University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $60.00|
| Book Description: |
Between 1918 and 1933, the masses became a decisive preoccupation of European culture, fueling modernist movements in art, literature, architecture, theater, and cinema, as well as the rise of communism and fascism and experiments in radical democracy.
Spanning aesthetics, cultural studies, intellectual history, and political theory, this volume unpacks the significance of the shadow agent known as "the mass" during a critical period in European history. It follows its...