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The Making of Global and Local Modernities in Melanesia: Humiliation, Transformation and the Nature of Cultural Change

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The Making of Global and Local Modernities in Melanesia: Humiliation, Transformation and the Nature of Cultural Change - Wardlow, Holly, and Robbins, Joel (Editor)
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Authored by well-established and respected scholars, this work examines the kinds of efforts that have been made to adopt Western modernity in Melanesia and explores the reasons for their varied outcomes. The contributors take the work of Professor Marshall Sahlins as a starting point, assessing his theories of cultural change and of the relationship between cultural intensification and globalizing forces. They acknowledge the importance of Sahlins' ideas, while refining, extending, modifying and critiquing them in light of ...

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The Making of Global and Local Modernities in Melanesia: Humiliation, Transformation and the Nature of Cultural Change 2017, CRC Press Inc, Bosa Roca

ISBN-13: 9780815347453

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The Making of Global and Local Modernities in Melanesia: Humiliation, Transformation and the Nature of Cultural Change 2005, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754643128

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