Pacific Shift

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Sierra Club Books, 1985 - History - 197 pages
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Drawing evidence from events and cultural artifacts ranging from the cold war to rock-and-roll video, this study analyzes the shifting focus of global culture from the traditional Atlantic centers to the dynamic Pacific

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There have been three previous major "cultural ecologies'' in Western development, says Thompson, and the emerging fourth or Pacific Basin "Commonlife'' illustrates that postmodern politics is ... Read full review


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William Irwin Thompson is the author of "At the Edge of History," "The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light" and "Imaginary Landscapes," He lives in Switzerland.

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