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Author Freitag, Ulrike
Title Translocality : The Study of Globalising Processes from a Southern Perspective
Imprint Boston : BRILL, 2010
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Series Studies in Global Social History Ser. ; v.4
Studies in Global Social History Ser
Note Intro -- Acknowledgments -- List of Contributors -- List of Maps -- Note on Transliteration -- Introduction: 'Translocality': An Approach to Connection and Transfer in Area Studies (Ulrike Freitag/Achim von Oppen) -- PART ONE: MARGINAL MOBILITIES -- Wodaabe Women and the Outside World (Elisabeth Boesen) -- Chinese Women in the New Migration Process to Europe: Marginal or Main Actors? (Carine Pina-Guerassimoff) -- Proud Fighters, Blind Men: World War Experiences of Combatants from the Arab East (Katharina Lange) -- 'Following the Hills': Gold Mining Camps as Heterotopias (Katja Werthmann) -- PART TWO: SPACES ON THE MOVE -- Mapping the Ocean: Visual Representations of the Indian Ocean in the Swahili Military Press during World War II (Katrin Bromber) -- Regional Attractions: World and Village in Kabylia (Algeria) (Judith Scheele) -- Translocal 'Kinship' Relations in Central African Politics of the 19th Century (Beatrix Heintze) -- PART THREE: LOCALITY AND BEYOND -- Autochthony: Local or Global? (Peter Geschiere) -- Heritage and the Making of (Trans-)local Identities: A Case Study from the Curonian Spit (Lithuania) (Anja Peleikis) -- Shifting Globalities-Changing Headgear: The Indian Muslims between Turban, Hat and Fez (Margrit Pernau) -- Reclaiming the African City: The World and the Township (Terence Ranger) -- PART FOUR: ALTERNATE GLOBALITIES -- 'Alternate' Globalities? On the Cultures and Formats of Transnational Muslim Networks from South Asia (Dietrich Reetz) -- Globalisation in the Making: Translocal Gendered Spaces in Muslim Societies (Gudrun Lachenmann) -- About 'Turks' and 'Germans': The Turkish Press in Germany and the Construction of Multiple Memberships (Christoph Schumann) -- Bibliography -- Indices -- Index of Personal Names -- Index of Place Names
Drawing on case studies mostly from Asia and Africa, this book reconsiders the increasing interconnectedness between world regions from a perspective of 'translocality'. It suggests a more comprehensive reading of processes often simplified as 'global', very recent, unidirectional, and 'Western'-dominated
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Freitag, Ulrike Translocality : The Study of Globalising Processes from a Southern Perspective Boston : BRILL,c2010 9789004181168
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.;Africa -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.;Asia -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.;Middle East -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects
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Alt Author von Oppen, Achim
Boesen, Elisabeth
Pina-Guerassimoff, Carine
Lange, Katharina
Werthmann, Katja
Bromber, Katrin
Scheele, Judith
Heintze, Beatrix
Geschiere, Peter
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