Corpus ID: 145778559

The Future as Cultural Fact: Essays on the Global Condition

  title={The Future as Cultural Fact: Essays on the Global Condition},
  author={A. Appadurai},
  • A. Appadurai
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • This major collection of essays, a sequel to Modernity at Large (1996), is the product of ten years' research and writing, constituting an important contribution to globalization studies. Appadurai takes a broad analytical look at the genealogies of the present era of globalization through essays on violence, commodification, nationalism, terror and materiality. Alongside a discussion of these wider debates, Appadurai situates India at the heart of his work, offering writing based on first-hand… CONTINUE READING
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