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Writing future worlds : an anthropologist explores global scenarios

Author: Ulf Hannerz
Publisher: [New York, NY] : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
Series: Palgrave studies in literary anthropology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A number of these key concepts-`the end of history,' `the clash of civilizations,' `the coming anarchy,' `the world is flat,' `soft power,' `the post-American century'-suggest what could become  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ulf Hannerz
ISBN: 3319312618 9783319312613
OCLC Number: 939532202
Description: xi, 295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue : Atlantis and 1984 --
The "One big thing" quintet & co --
When pundits go global --
Playing with maps --
Side shows : Eurabia, MexAmerica --
Reporting from the future --
Contemporary habitats of meaning --
Culture : between XL and S --
Soft power --
Scenarios from everywhere.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in literary anthropology.
Responsibility: Ulf Hannerz.

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