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the quality of being current or of the present

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It stands to reason that if modernity was brought to Egypt by foreigners, then it makes sense for Egyptians at that time to be caught between two extremes.
Jacob examines national subject formation (the masculine effendi), colonial modernity, and gender performativity through a mixture of lenses such as historical anthropology, postcolonial critique, and gender/sexuality studies, along four multidimensional planes of inquiry that are "impossible to locate in a single place" (p.
This book is part of a growing body of literature that explores modernity and gender in Asia during the colonial period and after.
The conjunction of Woolf's and Benjamin's approaches to history and modernity often yields interesting, unexpected connections between them, though Spiropoulou endeavors not to collapse the two author's views.
It does suggest, though, that part of our Caribbean tale of modernity must be of the seductiveness of its appeal to so many dishonoured by its underlying logic.
The Enlightenment-based worldview spread to the African and Asian world in the form of colonial modernity through imperialism.
Since there are many different traditions, environments, and situations that can exist prior to modernity, there must be multiple modernities, each relating to a specific past.
(1) Note that his characterization of secular modernity is eminently nonideological and noncondemnatory; it is neither the rigid denunciation of the traditionalist, nor the insouciant glorification of the humanist.
Hali's notion of England was conjectured out of the lionised image that the colonial masters of the 19th century were broadcasting through architecture, institutions, the press, speeches and textbooks and it was all about concealing coloniality under the garb of modernity. Hali, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan and other reformers of the 19th century seemed to believe that embracing modernity modern European knowledge, canons of English literature etc was a panacea for all kinds of afflictions their countrymen were suffering from.
I also wish to clarify the meaning of the State Economic Modernity (SEM) Index.
As a focal point of controversy in China, the philosophy of "anti-modern modernity" asks for a critical historical review.
7 -- In the light of BJP becoming the dominant party one is constrained to ask the questions, "Has the western modernity project affected India in the last 70 years of Independence"?
Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960.
These were the cultural elites who made up "the modern movement," the Expressionists, Dadaists, satirists, atonalists, and others whose "exuberant creativity and experimentation" then defined "modernity in art, literature, and thought" (xiii, xiv, and 3).
Southeast Asia Energy Transitions: Between Modernity and Sustainability.