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Modernity: 25 Concepts in Anthropology

I'm Nick Herriman, author of Entangled State, www.yale.edu/seas/EntangledState.htm. In the "25 Concepts in Anthropology" series, I present what I think are the 25 most important concepts in socio-cultural anthropology. In the "25 Concepts in Anthropology" series, I present what I think are the 25 most important concepts in socio-cultural anthropology. Each concept provides a unique insight into what it is to be human. This episode concerns the concept of "modernity". Important concepts and terms covered include: Mercantile 1500-1800; Industrial 1800-1970; Post-Industrial 1970; Ideology: Reformation & Renaissance; Secularisation; Rejection of Dogma; Protestant ethic; Nationalism; Enlightenment; rationality, equality; Religious supermarket; Society: state; Great Democracies; Citizen; Proletariat & Bourgeoisie; Decline of monarchy and aristocracy; Transnational, Virtual Communities. Economy; Mercantile Capitalism; Colonies; Industrial Capitalism; factories; plantations; and mines Technology; Trans-Oceanic voyaging (telescope, compass, maps); Printing Press;Industrial Revolution; Steel, Steam Engine IT; Internet' Science: Scientific revolution; Enlightenment; Data; computers.
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