Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991), former resistance fighter and professor of sociology at Strasbourg and Nanterre, was a member of the French Communist Party from 1928 until his expulsion in 1957. He was the author of sixty books on philosophy, sociology, politics, architecture and urbanism.
"A savage critique of consumerist society."--"Publishers Weekly""One of the great French intellectual activists of the twentieth century."--David Harvey"The last great classical philosopher."--Fredric Jameson