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Cultures in Motion

Daniel T. Rodgers, Bhavani Raman, and Helmut Reimitz


This book offers new conceptual vocabularies for understanding how cultures have trespassed across geography and social space. From the transformations of the meanings and practices of charity during late antiquity and the transit of medical knowledge between early modern China and Europe, to the fusion of Irish and African dance forms in early nineteenth-century New York, the book follows a wide array of cultural practices through the lens of motion, translation, itinerancy, and exchange, extending the insights of transnational and translocal history. The book challenges the premise of fixed, ... More

Keywords: cultures, charity, medical knowledge, dance, cultural practices, alchemical formula, music, sewing machine, labor network

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780691159096
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel T. Rodgers, editor
Princeton University

Bhavani Raman, editor
University of Toronto, Scarborough

Helmut Reimitz, editor
Princeton University

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