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Writing the History of the GlobalChallenges for the Twenty-First Century$
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Maxine Berg

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780197265321

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.001.0001

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Global objects: contention and entanglement

Global objects: contention and entanglement

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(p.177) 12 Global objects: contention and entanglement
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Writing the History of the Global
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Glenn Adamson

Giorgio Riello

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0012

This chapter considers objects as displayed in museums, architecture, and consumer goods. It unwraps the meanings of a Japanese suit of armour in the Tower of London, and then moves on to discuss the hybrid architecture and design of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, known in the West as the Victoria Terminus in Mumbai. In a final example, the case of football and soccer evokes debates on globalization and the global condition.

Keywords:   museums, architecture, consumer goods, Japanese suit of armour, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, football, soccer

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