Download e-book for iPad: Creolization: History, Ethnography, Theory by Charles Stewart

By Charles Stewart

ISBN-10: 1598742787

ISBN-13: 9781598742787

ISBN-10: 1598742795

ISBN-13: 9781598742794

Social scientists have used the time period "Creolization" to rouse cultural fusion and the emergence of latest cultures around the globe. even though, the time period has been under-theorized and has a tendency for use as an easy synonym for "mixture" or "hybridity." during this quantity, in contrast, well known students provide the time period ancient and theoretical specificity through studying the very varied domain names and conditions during which the method occurs. Elucidating the idea that during this method not just uncovers a impressive heritage, it additionally re-opens the time period for brand spanking new theoretical use. It illuminates an ill-understood suggestion, explores how the time period has operated and signified in numerous disciplines, instances, and locations, and exhibits new parts of research for a dynamic and interesting process.

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