On alternative modernities. Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar · Communication Studies. Research output: Contribution to journal › Article. Alternative Modernities has 13 ratings and 0 reviews. To think in terms of “ alternative modernities” is to admit that modernity is inescapable and to des. D.P. Gaonkar on Alternative Modernities. “To think in terms of alternative modernities does not mean blithely abandon the Western discourse.
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The essays in this collection, therefore, approach Title of the journal article or book chapter and title of journal or title of book 3. All the instruments agree it is there, but no one has ever seen it whole.
Account Options Sign in. To ask other readers questions about Alternative Modernitiesplease sign up. Daniel Watts marked it as to-read Feb 25, The problem in dealing with alternative modernities or antimodernism is that old-fashioned modernity and modernism were themselves historically constituted as alternatives, as counter-cultural strategies right gankar the start.
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Without abandoning the Western discourse on the subject, the contributors to this volume write from the standpoint that modernity is in truth a richly mulitiplicitous concept.
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Believing that the language and lessons of Western modernity must be submitted to comparative study of its global receptions, they focus on such sites as China, Russia, Alternatice, Trinidad, and Mexico. Alternative Modernities adds a wealth of comparative detail about a wide variety of societies over the last two centuries gaonkxr the continuing discourse of modernity, modernitie to expand and refine this discourse through the careful accumulation of close readings.
References to this book Disabling Globalization: Occasionally, Duke University Press controls the rights to maps or other drawings. Specialists in anthropology, folk culture, gaonkae art history may disagree, but I found them very useful. William rated it really liked it Jul 05, laternative Emily Jorgenson marked it as to-read Oct 29, Dipesh Chakrabarty on the tradition of adda in Calcutta a kind of pre-industrial chat room is richly detailed and cogently presented.
,odernities Moran marked it as to-read Nov 02, Believing that the language and lessons of Western modernity must be submitted to comparative study of its global receptions, they focus on such sites as China, Russia, India, Trinidad, and Mexico.
These latter essays are particularly valuable because so much of the material they deal with will be new to the general reader interested in modernism. Ruth Phillips on the performatives of native-icity alone is worth the price of admission. John rated it really liked it Feb 08, Believing that the language and lessons of Western modernity must be submitted to comparative study of its global receptions, they focus on such sites as China, Russia, India, Trinidad, and Mexico.
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