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Engaging Transculturality

Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies

Edited by: Laila Abu-Er-Rub , Christiane Brosius , Sebastian Meurer , Diamantis Panagiotopoulos , Susan Richter

Print publication date:  March  2019
Online publication date:  March  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138226647
eBook ISBN: 9780429430060
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429430060
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<P><EM>Engaging Transculturality</EM> is an extensive and comprehensive survey of the rapidly developing field of transcultural studies. In this volume, the reflections of a large and interdisciplinary array of scholars have been brought together to provide an extensive source of regional and trans-regional competencies, and a systematic and critical discussion of the field?s central methodological concepts and terms. </P> <P>Based on a wide range of case studies, the book is divided into twenty-seven chapters across which cultural, social, and political issues relating to transculturality from Antiquity to today and within both Asian and European regions are explored. Key terms related to the field of transculturality are also discussed within each chapter, and the rich variety of approaches provided by the contributing authors offer the reader an expansive look into the field of transculturality. </P> <P>Offering a wealth of expertise, and equipped with a selection of illustrations, this book will be of interest to scholars and students from a variety of fields within the Humanities and Social Sciences.</P>

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Cultural hybridity and transculturality  Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Asymmetry in transcultural interaction Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Global connections in transcultural research Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Not ‘cultures’, but culture! Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Civilization(s) Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Medieval concepts of migration and transculturality Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Transculturality, or, how to find Europe beyond Eurocentrism Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Exploring the contact zone Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Microcosm bazaar Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Mobility, mediation and transculturation in the medieval Mediterranean Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Transversal histories and transcultural afterlives Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Modern Arabic rhetorical manuals Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Migrant literary genres Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Translating Jesuits Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Islamic law with Chinese characteristics Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Economies of the sacred in premodern Japan  Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Cultural heritage and architectural history between appropriation, substitution and translation Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Appropriation of effective and changing things Download PDF
Chapter  19:  The vocation of indigenous knowledge and sciences as metaconcepts Download PDF
Chapter  20:  ‘A very civil idea …’ Download PDF
Chapter  21:  The problem with a geoaesthetic approach to the Indian Highway exhibition Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Press powers Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Citizenship, hybridity and the post-colonial state in India Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The transcultural turn in the study of ‘religion’ Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Emotion studies and transcultural studies Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Affect beyond the human  Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Transforming knowledge Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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