Modernity as Experience and Interpretation
June 2008, Polity
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- Following on from the author’s previous successful work in this area, this is a groundbreaking new sociology of modernity debates
Peter Wagner is an internationally respected thinker in this area
- Wagner considers what we mean when we speak of modern societies as ‘modern’, and poses an original answer to this question
- Reviews the history of ‘Western’ modernity and then focuses on the specific answers that were and are being developed in Europe