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Modernity, postmodernity, and posthumanity

David Ross

Modernity, postmodernity, and posthumanity

symphony or cacophony?

by David Ross

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Press in Newcastle, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communism -- History -- 21st century.,
  • Postmodernism -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [322]-327).

    Statementby David Ross.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX44.5 .R67 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 327 p. :
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19539119M
    ISBN 101847180523
    ISBN 109781847180520

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    The book’s overarching theme is the possibility of an alternative modernity that does not rely on imported conceptions of Chinese history and its legacy. Wang Hui argues that current models, based largely on Western notions of empire and the nation-state, fail to account for the richness and diversity of pre-modern Chinese historical practice. MCM Honors Thesis/Project in Modern Culture and Media. Section numbers vary by instructor. Please check Banner for the correct section number and CRN to use when registering for this course. Eighth semester students only. Time dedicated to the project should fall within the recommended range for independent studies ( hours per week).

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