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Situationist International: A User's Guide

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An accessible guide to the art, architecture and activist movement of the Situationist International.
Paperback, 174 pages
Published November 1st 2004 by Black Dog Publishing (first published September 1st 2004)
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Noah
Aug 13, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: history, read-in-2017
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Tosh
Sep 24, 2007 rated it it was amazing
An excellent introduction to The Situationist International i.e. Guy Debord & Co. From the early 50's to the 70's they were one of the first to see modern civilization in the West, and how it fits in a world of Urban architecture as well as consumerism among other things. How Power stays in the hand of those who have power and how that affects people on many many levels. Also there is a lot of poetry in this group - and not literal poetry, but poetry by action as well as thought. Simon Ford ...more
Jon
May 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Excellent introduction to the Situationist International. It puts the Situationist International into a historical context. While it outlined the Situationist International's formation it introduced key concepts without elaborating on them too far.
معين
Mar 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
Very good history of the SI, with a lot of information of peripheral members. Contains valuable recommendations of further reading, as well as online archives. Good introduction to situationist theory.
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