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This investigation explains how culture functions within several of the contexts of space. In essence, it claims that cultural change involves the retaining of some cultural practices along with their modification, revision, and re-invention of events to accommodate the present.
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"The study by Robert St. Clair and Wei Song is challenging, refreshing, and innovative. It is a timely and valuable addition to our concepts and understanding of culture. As argued by the authors, culture changes all the time and we need regularly to re-examine our concepts and understanding." - Prof. Robert W. Vaagan Oslo University "... the authors have introduced the concept of cultural space in terms of layers of cultural time... It is in this interface [between past and present] that the past is redefined, revised, reinterpreted, or reinvented in order to adjust to the new configurations of meaning associated with the present." - Prof. Yu Xin Jia Harbin Institute of Technology"
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Book Description Edwin Mellen Pr, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M077344646X