Modernism is an aesthetic response to conditions of modernity produced by modernization. In this book it explores science and technology, makes connections between these epistemic, cultural, and political trends, and develops profound insights into the nature of our postmodernity. The Condition of Postmodernity: A Summary of Chapter 5. David Harvey's The Condition of Postmodernity (1990) examines the transition from modern to postmodern in Western culture by looking at their various incarnations such as cities, artistic production, and historical contextualization. 22. Postmodernity as a Historical Condition. 19. 21. Postmodernism as the Mirror of Mirrors. 20. The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. Little of it is dated for a book now 22 years old, and it remains to be seen whether the current crisis will sound the tocsin for postmodernism as the dominant cultural form … Time and Space in the Postmodern Cinema. A proper interpretation of the rise of postmodernism, therefore, … The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change.DAVID HARVEY Part IV: The Condition of Postmodernity:. 17. NB this is a very heavy going chapter…. 18. Economics with Mirrors. ... 7 Reviews. Time-Space Compression and the Postmodern Condition. David Harvey's 1990 book "The Condition of Postmodernity" has by now likely reached the status of a classic.