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Unformatted text preview: postmodernism A style and movement in architecture that succeeded modernism. Compared with modernism, postmodernism is less geometric, less functional, less austere, more playful, and more willing to include elements from diverse times and cultures; postmodern now describes comparable developments in music, literature, and visual art. postmodernity Condition of a world in flux, with people on-the-move, in which established groups, boundaries, identities, contrasts, and standards are reaching out and breaking down. public transcript As used by James Scott, the open, public interactions between dominators and oppressed the outer shell of power relations. Westernization The acculturative influence of Western expansion on other cultures....
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2009 for the course ANTHRO 106 taught by Professor Harper during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '08