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Sites of Modernity : Asian Cities in the Transitory Moments of Trade, Colonialism and Nationalism
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This book investigates, compares and contrasts the experience of entering into and engaging in modernity and the modern era in many parts of the Asian continent. It focuses on the coming into being, development, and transformation of major urban centers from Tokyo to Mumbai from the late 19th century to the present, providing a broad overview of this crucial period of transition in Asia, not only from diverse geographical and historical perspectives, but also incorporating a broad range of further disciplines.
Number of Pages: 250
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Anthropology / General, Sociology / General, General
Series Title: Humanities in Asia
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Street Date: May 10, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-9100
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