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Transculturation cities, spaces and architectures in Latin America

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Felipe Hernández, Mark Millington and Iain Borden.
LC ClassificationsNA
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
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Open LibraryOL22723998M
ISBN 109042016280

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Transculturation can often be the result of colonial conquest and subjugation. In a postcolonial era, native peoples struggle to regain their own sense of identity. In simple terms, transculturation reflects the natural tendency of people (in general) to resolve conflicts over time, rather than exacerbating them. Transculturation definition is - a process of cultural transformation marked by the influx of new culture elements and the loss or alteration of existing ones. a process of cultural transformation marked by the influx of new culture elements and the loss or alteration of existing ones See the full definition. Jan 30,  · Not particularly impressed by this book. At all. I had hoped for something a little general about travel writing and transculturation, but I found this to be very specialized and centered on Africa and South America, completely ignoring Asia. So no, not impressed.4/5. This is a multi-author work which examines the cultural dimensions of the relations between East Asia's two great powers, China and Japan, in a period of change and turmoil, from the late nineteenth century to the end of the Second World War. This period saw Japanese invasion of China, the occupation of China's North-east (Manchuria) and Taiwan, and war between the two nations from

This chapter highlights the signal importance of Fernando Ortiz's work to the discipline of ethnography and politics. It argues that Ortiz ranks among the most important theorists of the postcolonial condition. It concentrates on Ortiz's invention of the term ‘transculturation’. Transculturation first appears in Ortiz's Contrapunteo cubano del tabaco y el azúcar. Define transculturation. transculturation synonyms, transculturation pronunciation, transculturation translation, English dictionary definition of transculturation. n. Cultural change induced by introduction of elements of a foreign culture. n the introduction of foreign elements into an established culture. Download Examining colonial art through the lens of transculturation, the essays in this collection assess painting, sculpture, photography, illustration and architecture from to to map these art works' complex and unresolved meanings illuminated by the concept of transculturation. Transculturation is a term coined by Cuban anthropologist Fernando Ortiz in [1] to describe the phenomenon of merging and converging cultures.. Transculturation encompasses more than transition from one culture to another; it does not consist merely of acquiring another culture (acculturation) or of losing or uprooting a previous culture (deculturation).

Published for the first time in , this book launches the neologism of “transculturation” to the critical arena. The concept is defined in the second part of the book, in a chapter entitled “The Social Phenomenon of ‘Transculturation’ and Its Importance in Cuba.” Picón Salas, Mariano. Feb 21,  · Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation. Mary Louise Pratt. London and New York: Routledge. pages. In the introduction to her thorough investigation of the ways in which travel writing helped to produce subject positions for diverse individuals within imperialism, Mary Louise Pratt relates two stories: the first, the story of her strange rural. “Transculturation” and Cuba By Fernando Ortiz Fernando Ortiz Search for other works by this author on: This Site Related Book Chapters “Transculturation” and Cuba. Animation and Transcultural Signification. Transculturation Colonial Practice. Mestizaje, Transculturation, Heterogeneity. on the last printed page of this book. CONTENTS INTRODUCTION TO THE DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS EDITION, by Fernando Coronil IX INTRODUCTION, by Bronislaw Malinowski lvii By WAY OF PROLOGUE, by Herminio Portell Vila lxv 1. CUBAN COUNTERPOINT 3 II. THE ETHNOGRAPHY AND TRANSCULTURATION OF HAVANA TOBACCO AND THE BEGINNINGS OF SUGAR IN AMERICA .