The Resource Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea, Robert J. Foster

Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea, Robert J. Foster

Label
Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea
Title
Materializing the nation
Title remainder
commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Foster
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
""Foster shows us how seemingly banal activities like making a phone call, chewing betel nut, watching a Coke commercial may give important insights into the ways in which the nation is constructed, materialized or contested.""--Orvar Löfgren, author of On Holiday: A History of VacationingWhy, in the current era of globalization, does nationality remain an important dimension of personal and collective identities? In Materializing the Nation, Robert J. Foster argues that the contested process of nation making in Papua New Guinea unfolds not only through organized politics but also through munda
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.8/009953
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN671.N5
LC item number
F67 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Materializing the nation : commodities, consumption, and media in Papua New Guinea, Robert J. Foster
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-194) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : everyday nation making: the case of Papua New Guinea -- State-sponsored nation making. Take care of public telephones : moral education and nation-state formation. Your money, our money, the government's money : finance and fetishism in Melanesia -- Commercial nation making. Print advertisements and nation making. Commercial mass media : notes on agency, bodies, and commodity consumption. The commercial construction of "new" nations -- Nation making in this era of globalization. News of the world : Millenarian Christianity and the Olympic Torch Relay. Globalization : a soft drink perspective
Control code
ocn862746654
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 202 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253215499
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/ctt16gjxsf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b33415675
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)862746654
  • jstor0253013615
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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