Modernity Al Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization (Google eBook)

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U of Minnesota Press, 1996 - India - 229 pages
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User Review  - Susanna - Goodreads

This book is really important for globalization theory and postcolonial studies. It is referred to frequently in later literature, and, in my opinion, often misremembered as being more optimistic than ... Read full review

Review: Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization

User Review  - Kent - Goodreads

While Appadurai tries to give clear arguments to why the world is different today than in the past, and does so through the lens of cultural realities (and not politics or economics), the end result ... Read full review

Contents

Here and Now
1
Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy
27
Global Ethnoscapes Notes and Queries for a Transnational Anthropo1ogy
48
Consumption Duration and History
66
Playing with Modernity The Decolonization of Indian Cricket
89
Number in the Colonial Imagination
114
Life after Primordia1ism
139
Patriotism and Its Futures
158
The Production of Locality
178
Notes
201
Bibliography
205
Index
219
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