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Faculty Bookshelf

Reading the Shape of the World: Toward an International Cultural Studies
Westview Press, 1996

Richard Dienst (Editor)

Reading the Shape of the World

This collection takes readers on a journey from the stock market to Islamic law, from the African household to the Soviet apartment, from the nuances of nationalism to the noises of capitalistic theories, introducing the social and historical forces that shape textual practice. The essays connect regional debate and local dynamics to universal global issues.