Amalga-Nations : How Globalisation Is Good


It's globalised culture - but not as we know it. Fuelled by curiosity and wanderlust, reporter Doug Hendrie travels to the edges of our world to find the most unexpected - and bizarre - examples of cultural mash-ups, from the StarCraft videogame superstars of South Korea to the Clash-loving punks of Indonesia. The world is becoming multipolar, multicultural and mono-cultural all at the same time. Flows of culture are intensifying - not just from West to the rest, but in all directions. What effect does the rush of culture and information via the internet, never-before-seen, mean for our times? And what does it mean for the lives of people in societies where globalisation has taken over? An accessible, funny and read more

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ISBN:

9781742707266

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

470g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Doug Hendrie