Modernities: A Geohistorical Interpretation

584ce821acca6.jpg Author Peter J. Taylor
Isbn 0816633959
File size 9MB
Year 1999
Pages 168
Language English
File format PDF
Category History

Book Description:

Taylor develops a geohistorical argument which focuses on the periods and places of modernities, offering a grounded analysis of what it is to be modern. He identifies three 'prime modernities' which have defined the development of our modern world: today's consumer modernity preceded by the industrial modernity of the nineteenth century which was itself preceded by mercantile modernity.



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