Cultural Change and Persistence: New Perspectives on Development

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W. Ascher, J. Heffron
Springer, Dec 12, 2010 - Social Science - 263 pages
This book is about the ways that traditional cultural practices either change or persist in the face of social and economic development, whether the latter proceeds primarily from internal or external forces.

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WILLIAM L. ASCHER Donald C. McKenna Professor of Government and Economics at Claremont McKenna College, USA.

JOHN M. HEFFRON Professor of History and Associate Director of the Pacific Basin Research Center at Soka University of America, USA.

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