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Modernity and power

Frank A. Ninkovich

Modernity and power

a historyof the domino theory in the twentieth century

by Frank A. Ninkovich

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, IL, London .
Written in English


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StatementFrank Ninkovich.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,418p. ;
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21195464M
ISBN 100226586510

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Industrial society emerged only patchily and unevenly out of agrarian society, a system that had endured 5, years. Industrial structures thus took much of their characteristic form and colour from the rejection, conscious or unconscious. We live in a modern age, but what does ‘modern’ mean and how can a reflection on ‘modernity’ help us to understand the world today.

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