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Constituting modernity private property in the East and West

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Published by I. B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Huri İslamoğlu.
GenreCross-cultural studies.
SeriesThe Islamic Mediterranean ;, 5
Contributionsİslamoğlu-İnan, Huri, 1947-
LC ClassificationsK721.5 .C66 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 335 p. ;
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3383188M
ISBN 101860649963
LC Control Number2004558041

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Huricihan Islamoglu is Professor of Economic History and Political Economy, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, and Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. Her research interests are economic history, economic theory as well as international relations and European studies. She is the author of Constituting Modernity: Private Property in the East and West (); State and Peasant in. modernity and how the media function as key constituents of culture and society, it is probably his notion of a rupture with modernity and advent of a new postmodern era, signaled in the passages in UM on pages 3 and 4 quoted above, that constitute his most important and provocative Size: KB. Barbara Weinstein is the Silver Professor of History at New York University. She is the coeditor of The Making of the Middle Class: Toward a Transnational History, also published by Duke University Press, and the author of For Social Peace in Brazil: Industrialists and the Remaking of the Working Class in São Paulo, While pre-modernity is often considered to be the 'time' of non-European regions and modernity is seen as belonging to the West, this book seeks to transcend the temporal bifurcation of that world history into 'pre-modern' and 'modern', as well as question its geographical split into two irreconcilable trajectories: the European and the non-European.