Cultural Crisis and Social Memory: Modernity and Identity in by Charles F. Keyes,Shigeharu Tanabe

By Charles F. Keyes,Shigeharu Tanabe

This publication explores social reminiscence within the context of cultural crises of modernity in Thailand and Laos. It explicates the ways that social reminiscence developed by way of the folks enters modernity, and the way this in flip explanations basic ruptures with their prior, in addition to a number of the methods cultural crises are skilled of their lives. The essays during this e-book examine how in those crises the folk represent their cultural, social, or person identities, fairly concentrating on the theoretical problems with identifications and their relevance to exact ancient procedures in Thailand and Laos.
Both nations, rather within the 20 years because the Nineteen Seventies, were present process radical social and financial alterations. when Thailand has travelled down the line to industrialization, neighbouring Laos skilled a communist revolution in 1975 and purely because the past due Eighties has tried to persist with a reformist route to improvement. more and more inspired via globalised fiscal and social associations, either nations have come to stand crises that experience made humans insecure within the current and concerned in regards to the future.

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