Professor Derek Sayer FRHistS, FRSC

Professor

Current Teaching

HIST351, How the Camera Changed the World

HIST414, Advanced Cultural History (Art and Politics between the World Wars)

HIST 526, Historical Methods for the Arts and Social Sciences

Modernism, seen from Prague, March 1937
Sayer, D. 10/06/2014 In: Artl@s Bulletin. 3, 1, p. 26-37. 12 p.
Journal article

The Inhabited Ruins of Central Europe: Re-imagining Space, History and Memory
Gafijczuk, D., Sayer, D. 1/10/2013 New York : Palgrave Macmillan. 264 p. ISBN: 9781137305855.
Book

How we remember and what we forget: art history and the Czech avant-garde
Sayer, D. 2013 In: The inhabited ruins of Central Europe. London : Palgrave Macmillan p. 148-177. 30 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Pod Stalinem: field notes from another modernity
Sayer, D. 2013 In: Journal of Classical Sociology. 13, 1, p. 87-103. 17 p.
Journal article

Prague, capital of the twentieth century: a surrealist history
Sayer, D. 2013 Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press. 620 p. ISBN: 978-0-691-04380-7.
Book

The day the wall came down (American surreal)
Sayer, D. 2013 In: The inhabited ruins of Central Europe. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan 10 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

André Breton and the Magic Capital: An Agony in Six Fits
Sayer, D. 2012 In: Bohemia. 52, 1, p. 55-75. 21 p.
Journal article

Crossed Wires: On the Prague-Paris Surrealist Telephone
Sayer, D. 2012 In: Common Knowledge. 18, 2, p. 193-207. 15 p.
Journal article

Soyutlamanin Siddeti : Tarihsel Materyalizmin analitik temelleri [The violence of abstraction : the analytic foundations of historical materialism]
Sayer, D. 2012 Istanbul, Turkey : Habitus. 205 p. ISBN: 9786054630042.
Book

Hypermodernism in the Boondocks: Photo/Montage and the Czech Book
Sayer, D. 06/2010 In: Oxford Art Journal. 33, 2, p. 243-249. 7 p.
Journal article

Twenty Years of the Journal of Historical Sociology.
Wong, Y., Sayer, D.(. 09/2008 Oxford : Blackwell. 320 p. ISBN: 9781405179331.
Book

Twenty Years of the Journal of Historical Sociology.
Wong, Y., Sayer, D.(. 09/2008 Oxford : Blackwell. 352 p. ISBN: 9781405179348.
Book

Wittgenstein at Ground Zero
Sayer, D. 02/2008 In: Space and Culture. 11, 1, p. 12-19. 8 p.
Journal article

The Photograph: the Still Image
Sayer, D. 2008 In: History Beyond the Text. London : Routledge p. 49-71.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Ceci ne'st-pas un con: Duchamp, Lacan and L'Origine du monde.
Sayer, D.G. 2007 In: Marcel Duchamp and Eroticism. Cambridge Scholars Press 300 p. ISBN: 9781847181183.
Chapter

Incognito Ergo Sum: Language, Memory and the Subject
Sayer, D. 12/2004 In: Theory, Culture and Society. 21, 5, p. 67-89. 22 p.
Journal article

The unbearable lightness of building: a cautionary tale.
Sayer, D.G. 1/06/2004 In: Grey Room. 16, p. 6-35. 30 p.
Journal article

Going Down for Air: A Memoir in Search of a Subject.
Sayer, D. 2004 Boulder : Paradigm. 201 p. ISBN: 1-59451-940-7.
Book

Surrealities
Sayer, D.G. 2002 In: Central European avant-gardes. Los Angeles County Museum of Art/MIT Press 90 p. ISBN: 0262025221.
Chapter

The coasts of Bohemia: a Czech history
Sayer, D. 2000 Princeton : Princeton University Press. 442 p. ISBN: 069105052X, 9780691050522.
Book

A quintessential Czechness
Sayer, D. 1998 In: Common Knowledge. 7, p. 136-164. 29 p.
Journal article

The language of nationality and the nationality of language: Prague, 1780-1920
Sayer, D. 1996 In: Past and Present. 153, p. 164-210. 47 p.
Journal article

Everyday forms of state formation: dissident remarks on hegemony
Sayer, D. 1994 In: Everyday forms of state formation. Duke N.C. : Duke University Press p. 367-378. 12 p. ISBN: 9780822314523 .
Chapter

A notable administration: English state formation and the rise of capitalism
Sayer, D. 1992 In: American Journal of Sociology. 97, p. 1382-1415. 34 p.
Journal article

British reaction to the Amritsar massacre 1919-1920
Sayer, D. 05/1991 In: Past and Present. 131, 1, p. 130-164. 35 p.
Journal article

Capitalism and Modernity: An Excursus on Marx and Weber
Sayer, D. 1990 London : Routledge. 172 p. ISBN: 0415017289.
Book

Readings from Karl Marx
Sayer, D. 1989 London : Routledge. 243 p. ISBN: 0415018102.
Book

The Violence of Abstraction: The Analytic Foundations of Historical Materialism
Sayer, D. 1987 Oxford : Blackwell. 173 p. ISBN: 0631153187 .
Book

Society
Frisby, D., Sayer, D. 1986 Chichester : Ellis Horwood. 129 p. ISBN: 0853128340 .
Book

The critique of politics and political economy: capitalism, communism and the state in Marx's writings of the mid-1840s
Sayer, D. 05/1985 In: The Sociological Review. 33, 2, p. 221-253. 33 p.
Journal article

The Great Arch: English State Formation as Cultural Revolution
Corrigan, P., Sayer, D. 1985 Oxford : Blackwell. 268 p. ISBN: 0631140549.
Book

Marx's Method: Ideology, Science and Critique in Capital
Sayer, D. 1979 Hassocks : Harvester Press. 208 p. ISBN: 0855279532.
Book

Socialist construction and Marxist theory: Bolshevism and its critique
Sayer, D., Corrigan, P., Ramsay, H. 1978 New York : Macmillan. 232 p. ISBN: 0853454698 .
Book

Method and dogma in historical materialism
Sayer, D. 11/1975 In: The Sociological Review. 23, 4, p. 779-805. 27 p.
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