Figurations of modernity : global and local representations in comparative perspective /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Houben, V. J. H., Schrempf, Mona
Format: Book
Published: Frankfurt ; New York : Campus Verlag, [2008]
Series:Eigene und fremde Welten ; Bd. 12.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : figurations and representations of modernity / Vincent Houben and Mona Schrempf
  • Representations of modernity in colonial Indonesia / Vincent Houben
  • Performing the metropolitan habitus : images of European modernity in cross-cultural encounters in nineteenth century Eastern Africa / Michael Pesek
  • Modern Indians : the training of indigenous teachers in post-revolutionary Mexico / Eugenia Roldán Vera
  • Representations of modernisation and vocational education in Argentina at the beginning of the 20th century / Verónica Oelsner
  • Modernity and the problem of secular morality in Tibet / Vincanne Adams
  • Planning the modern Tibetan family in China / Mona Schrempf
  • The modernity of heritage : visualizing the past in a Nigerian city kingdom / Peter Probst
  • Heroes in the museum : Soviet hero constructions and multiple meanings of modernity on the Soviet periphery / Olaf Guenther.