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Modernities: A Geohistorical Interpretation

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Taylor develops a geohistorical argument which focuses on the periods and places of modernities, offering a grounded analysis of what it is to be modern. He identifies three a prime modernitiesa which have defined the development of our modern world: todaya s consumer modernity preceded by the industrial modernity of the nineteenth century which was itself preceded by mercantile modernity.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsHistorical geographyNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentSocial impact of environmental issuesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social Sciences Publisher: Polity Press Publication Date: 02/01/1999 ISBN-13: 9780745621302  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Peter Taylor is Professor of Geography at Loughborough University.

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