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Transnational Connections

Culture, People, Places

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Transnational Connections by Ulf Hannerz
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This work provides an account of culture in an age of globalization. Ulf Hannerz argues that, in an ever-more interconnected world, national understandings of culture have become insufficient. He explores the implications of boundary-crossings and long-distance cultural flows for established notions of "the local", "community", "nation" and "modernity" Hannerz not only engages with theoretical debates about culture and globalization but raises issues of how we think and live today. His account of the experience of global culture encompasses a shouting match in a New York street about Salman Rushdie, a papal visit to the Maya Indians; kung-fu dancers in Nigeria and Rastafarians in Amsterdam; the nostalgia of foreign correspondents; and the surprising experiences of tourists in a world city or on a Borneo photo safari.
Release date Australia
July 4th, 1996
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
216
Series
Dimensions
152x229x11
ISBN-13
9780415143097
Product ID
1738684

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