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Creative Destruction: How Globalization Is Changing the World's Cultures

Tyler Cowen - Business & Economics - 2004 - 179 pages
Links globalization to changing trends in modern culture to present a case for a more sympathetic understanding of cross-cultural trade, considering such topics as the market ...
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Beyond the Neon Lights: Everyday Shanghai in the Early Twentieth Century

Hanchao Lu - History - 1999 - 456 pages
"Today, in the post-Mao, post-Deng era, China faces a vigorous resurgence of paradoxes similar to those that surfaced at the end of the imperial era. At the same time, the ...
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Life is Not Complete Without Shopping: Consumption Culture in Singapore

Beng Huat Chua - Social Science - 2003 - 209 pages
This book is a series of essays by Singaporean sociologist Chua Beng Huat, one of Asia's leading commentators on the sociology of shopping and consumption. They are ...
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The Mouth that Begs: Hunger, Cannibalism, and the Politics of Eating in ...

Gang Yue - Literary Collections - 1999 - 447 pages
The Chinese ideogram Chi is far richer in connotation than the equivalent English verb "to eat." Chi can also be read as "the mouth that begs for food and words." In China such ...
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So Shall You Reap: Farming And Crops In Human Affairs

Otto Solbrig, Dorothy J. Solbrig - Nature - 1994 - 284 pages
Consider this: If mankind's history spanned just twenty-four hours since its beginnings, agriculture would have existed in only the last five minutes. Yet despite its recency ...
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Changing Chinese Foodways in Asia

David Y. H. Wu, Chee Beng Tan - Business & Economics - 2001 - 288 pages
Few aspects of American military history have been as vigorously debated as Harry Truman's decision to use atomic bombs against Japan. In this carefully crafted volume, Michael ...
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