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Other globes : past and peripheral imaginations of globalization

Author: Simon Ferdinand; Irene Villaescusa-Illán; Esther Peeren
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
Series: Palgrave studies in globalization, culture and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume challenges dominant imaginations of globalization by highlighting alternative visions of the globe, world, earth, or planet that abound in cultural, social, and political practice. In the contemporary context of intensive globalization, ruthless geopolitics, and unabated environmental exploitation, these?other globes? offer paths for thinking anew the relations between people, polities, and the planet.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Ferdinand; Irene Villaescusa-Illán; Esther Peeren
ISBN: 9783030149796 303014979X
OCLC Number: 1104600633
Description: xviii, 300 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
Other Globes: Past and Peripheral Imaginations of Globalization --
2. Protest from the Margins: Emerging Global Networks in the Early Sixteenth Century and their German Detractors --
3. Being in the Globe: Heironymus Bosch's The Garden of Earthly Delights at the Fringes of Modern Globalism --
4. The Nature of the Historical: Forming Worlds, Resisting the Temptaiton --
5. H.G. Wells and Planteary Prose --
6. Visions of Global Modernity in Hispano-Filipino Literature --
7. Global Africa.-8. World-Imagining from Below --
9. Novelization in Decolonization, or, Postcolonialism Reconsidered --
10. Ethnoplanetarity: Contemporaneity and Scale in Patricio Guzmán's Nostalgia de la luz and El botón de nácar --
11. Weirding Earth: Reimagining the Global through Speculative Cartographies in Literature, Art, and Music --
12. Planetary Lovers: On Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephen's Water Makes Us Wet --
13. A World in Miniatures: Judith Schalansky's Atlas of Remote Islands --
14. The End-of-the-World as World System.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in globalization, culture and society.
Responsibility: Simon Ferdinand, Irene Villaescusa-Illán, Esther Peeren, editors.

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This volume challenges dominant imaginations of globalization by highlighting alternative visions of the globe, world, earth, or planet that abound in cultural, social, and political practice.  Read more...

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