Wagner: Bauman


  • Shaun Best




Zygmunt Bauman


Book review of:

Wagner, Izabela (2020) Bauman: A Biography. Cambridge: Polity Press
510 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-5095-2686-4
Price: £25,00


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How to Cite

Best, S. (2021) “Wagner: Bauman”, Serendipities. Journal for the Sociology and History of the Social Sciences, 5(1-2). doi: 10.7146/serendipities.v5i1-2.128033.