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Transnationalism and Society

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 322 Nombre de pages
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"This book provides an introduction to the social and cultural aspects of transnationalism, focusing on the modern world since 1500, with an emphasis on the past 200 years. Topics include migration, development of cities, effect of transnationalism on marriage and families, the presence of transnational corporations, dress, religion and art. A key text for understanding our transnational world"--Provided by publisher.

Auteur

Michael C. Howard is a professor of International Studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. He is editor of the series Studies in the Material Cultures of Southeast Asia and author or editor of more than 30 books.



Texte du rabat

In the past, as in the present, transnationalism has played a vital role in the development of wealth, technology and art in all societies touched by cultures other than their own. This timely book provides an introduction to the social and cultural aspects of transnationalism, particularly focusing on the modern world since 1500, with an emphasis on the past 200 years. Topics covered include the role of migration, the development of cities, the effect of transnationalism on marriage and families, the presence of transnational corporations, dress, religion and art. A key text for understanding our increasingly transnational world. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Transnationalism and Society
Sous-titre: An Introduction
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780786464548
ISBN: 0786464542
Format: Couverture cartonnée
nombre de pages: 322
Poids: 562g
Taille: H254mm x B178mm x T17mm
Année: 2011