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Author Multiple Modernities Conference (2001 : Berlin, Germany)

Title Reflections on multiple modernities : European, Chinese and other interpretations / edited by Dominic Sachsenmaier, and Jens Riedel ; with Shmuel N. Eisenstadt
Published Leiden ; Boston, MA : Brill, 2002


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 MELB  909.83 Mul/Rom 2001  AVAILABLE
Description x, 314 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Part A -- Introduction; Part B -- Multiple Modernities -- Parameters of the Discussion; Part C -- Contestations of Western Modernity and Universalism; Part D -- Multiple Modernities and the Prospects for a World Community; Part E -- The Modernity of China; Part F -- The Modernity of Europe; Part G -- Approaches in Economics; Part H -- Epilogue: Implications for the Business World; About the Authors; Index
Summary This work explores an emerging paradigm in the social sciences, which assumes culturally specific forms of modernity. Scholars from history, sociology, area studies, and economics discuss the concept's implications
Notes Papers presented at a Multiple Modernities Conference, held May 20-21, 2001 in Berlin, and hosted by the Strategy Institute of the Boston Consulting Group
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Postmodernism -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Civilization, Modern -- 21st century -- Congresses.
Comparative civilization -- Congresses.
Globalization -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Eisenstadt, S. N. (Shmuel Noah), 1923-2010.
Sachsenmaier, Dominic.
Riedel, Jens.
LC no. 2002026110
ISBN 9004127976 alkaline paper
Other Titles Multiple modernities