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Thresholds of western culture identity, postcoloniality, transnationalism

John Burt Foster 1945-; Wayne Jeffrey Froman 1945-

2002

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  • Title:
    Thresholds of western culture identity, postcoloniality, transnationalism
  • Author: John Burt Foster 1945-; Wayne Jeffrey Froman 1945-
  • Description: Contents; Illustrations; General Introduction; Part One: The Crisis of Modern Subjectivity; Part Two: Shadows of Fascism and Western Culture; Part Three: Africa at the Passing of White Supremacy; Part Four: Eastern Europe After Communism; Part Five: Far East/Far West; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Names; Index of Topics; Credits; Contributors; Editors
    Thresholds of Western Culture explores identity, postcoloniality and transnationalism--three closely related issues which redefine contemporary cultural identity.The book opens with an analysis of subjectivity and the cultural meltdown that accompanied fascism in the West. The situation in Africa is then explored which, while recalling modernity's dark side, highlights the intricacy of postcolonial identity. Post-Soviet Eastern Europe presents a separate case of neglected postcoloniality which emphasizes how ethnocentrism and cultural tensions have exposed the fragility of transnationalism. Th
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Publisher: New York : Continuum
  • Format: 1 online resource (284 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4725-4599-0;ISBN 1-281-29862-X;ISBN 9786611298623;ISBN 1-84714-328-8
  • Subjects: Civilization, Western -- History -- 20th century; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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