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Amalga-nations : how globalisation is good

Author: Doug Hendrie
Publisher: Richmond, Victoria : Hardie Grant Books (Australia) ; London : Hardie Grant Books (UK), 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The world is becoming multipolar, multicultural and mono-cultural all at the same time. Flows of culture are intensifying not just from West to the rest, but in all directions. What effect does the rush of culture and information via the internet, never-before-seen, mean for our times? And what does it mean for the lives of people in societies where globalisation has taken over? To find out, Doug Hendrie travelled  Read more...
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Named Person: Doug Hendrie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Hendrie
ISBN: 9781742707266 1742707262
OCLC Number: 869491286
Notes: Sections of this book have previously been published in The Diplomat, PC Powerplay and Edge magazines.
Description: 343 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1, Evolution : how South Korea made an American videogame into a national sport --
Part 2, The niche : a great juggling act : sexuality and faith in the Philippines --
Part 3, The street : scams, sorcery and melodrama : Ghana's cinema of the people --
Part 4, Second life : the punk flame still burns --
in Indonesia --
AmalgaNations.
Other Titles: AmalgaNations
Responsibility: Doug Hendrie.

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A blend of travel writing, subcultural reportage, and pop anthropology, AmalgaNations is one man's mission to discover whether the West has steamrolled the world, or whether, in fact, some more  Read more...

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Funny and interesting NF book

by applesbyjim (WorldCat user published 2014-07-03) Excellent Permalink

Really enjoyed this one - bizarre, interesting, funny look at the state of the world. Punk in Indonesia, scammers in Ghana, videogamers making serious money in Korea. Cool. 

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