The Resource Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea, Robert J. Foster, (ebook)

Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea, Robert J. Foster, (ebook)

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Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea
Title
Materializing the nation
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commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea
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Robert J. Foster
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Language
eng
Summary
A History of Vacationing Why, in the current era of globalization, does nationality remain an important dimension of personal and collective identities? In Materializing the Nation, Robert J. Foster argues that the contested process of nation making in Papua New Guinea unfolds not only through organized politics but also through mundane engagements with commodities and mass media. He offers a thoughtful critique of recent approaches to nationalism and consumption and an ethnographic perspective on constructs of the nation found in official policy documents, letters to the editor, school textbooks, song lyrics, advertisements, and other materials. This volume will appeal to readers interested in the links among nationalism, consumption, and media, in Melanesia and elsewhere
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Midwest
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1957-
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Foster, Robert John
Dewey number
305.8/009953
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Anthropology
  • Ethnopsychology
  • Nationalism
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Materialism
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adult
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Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea, Robert J. Foster, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9780253013613
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11531621
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remote
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11531621
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MWT11531621
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea, Robert J. Foster, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253013613
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11531621
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11531621
System control number
MWT11531621
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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