Travelling Goods, Travelling Moods

Travelling Goods, Travelling Moods

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Looking at cultural appropriation from around the world, this volume uses the field of cultural studiesa€”heavily influenced by both economics and sociologya€”as a lens through which to view the paradigm of transcultural consumption. The editors present a variety of consumptive phenomena including: the introduction of Chinese foods to the United States, Ford cars in Germany, and American schoolbooks in the Philippines. Rejecting the idea that these interactions were simply forms of a€œAmericanization, a€ Travelling Goods, Travelling Moods fills a gap in consumer studies and enriches the debate about cultural transfer.battery ignition, although this resulted in the ignition becoming the most common defect in daily automobile use ... In motorcycles and other light road vehicles, as well as in airplanes with piston engines, however, magneto ignition systems ... the American system a€œprobably as a matter ofjustified eco nomy, a€ but that on a€œ small cars without selfstarter, the magneto is ... the handbook writer P. M. Heldt, a knowledgeable observer, a€œpractically all of the cars [in Europe] carry ignition magnetos, anbsp;...

Title:Travelling Goods, Travelling Moods
Author:Christian Huck, Stefan Bauernschmidt
Publisher:Campus Verlag - 2012-09


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