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By M. Angela Jansen,Jennifer Craik

Modern style Traditions questions the dynamics of style structures and areas of intake outdoors the West. Too usually, those style platforms are studied as a trifling and up to date results of globalization and Western type impacts, yet this ebook attracts on quite a lot of non-Western case stories and analyses their similarities and variations as valid style structures, contesting Eurocentric notions of culture and modernity, continuity as opposed to switch, and 'the West as opposed to the Rest'.

Preconceptions approximately non-Western type are challenged via assorted case experiences from foreign students, together with street-style identification in Bhutan, the effect of Ottoman cultural historical past on modern Turkish style layout, and an research into the origins of the be aware 'fashion' in chinese language. Negotiating culture, international affects and the modern international dominance of Western style towns, Modern style Traditions will supply readers a clearer realizing of non-Western model identities within the current.

Accessibly written, this ground-breaking textual content makes a necessary contribution to the research of non-Western style and should be a huge source for college students of favor historical past and thought, anthropology, and cultural studies.

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