Time and Commodity Culture is a detailed and theoretically sophisticated account of the cultural systems of postmodernity. Through a series of four linked essays on postmodern theory, tourism, gift exchange and commodity exchange, and the social organization of memory, it explores some of the implications of the commodification of culture for the contemporary and postmodern world.
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Table of Contents
1. What Was Postmodernism?
2. Tourism and the Semiotics of Nostalgia
3. Gift and Commodity
4. Toute la mémoidu monde: Repetition and Forgetting