By Robin Cohen,Olivia Sheringham
Robin Cohen and Olivia Sheringham display how early ancient encounters created colonial hierarchies, but additionally how clash has been creatively resisted via shared social practices specifically touch zones together with islands, port towns and the ‘super-diverse’ towns shaped by way of better foreign migration and globalization. Drawing on learn adventure from internationally, together with new fieldwork in Louisiana, Martinique, Mauritius and Cape Verde, their account offers a stability among wealthy description and insightful research displaying, specifically, how identities emerge and merge ‘from below’.
Moving seamlessly among social and political idea, heritage, cultural anthropology, sociology and human geography, the authors aspect to big new methods of realizing and residing with distinction, absolutely one of many key demanding situations of the twenty-first century.
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