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Beyond civilization; society, culture, and the individual in the age of globalization.

9781412849715

Beyond civilization; society, culture, and the individual in the age of globalization.

Redner, Harry.

Transaction Publishers

2013

395 pages

$39.95

Hardcover

CB430

With coverage of history dating back to the Greek and Roman empires and a truly global focus, this 376 pages of dense and theoretical writing explores the replacement of unique worldwide civilizations with one unified global culture. Along the way it explores everything from the thoughts of Marxist scholars to Bollywood, with developments in science and technology thrown in for good measure. The book flap notes that it is "accessibly written for a larger audience of readers," and this is somewhat true, though it would take an educated reader. Redner was a reader at Monash University, as well as a visiting professor at Yale University, University of California-Berkeley, and Harvard.

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