Mediterranean Crossings and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Qty:1
  • List Price: $22.95
  • Save: $1.26 (5%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 3 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Mediterranean Crossings: ... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Like New | Details
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: Crisp, clean, unread book with light shelfwear to the cover and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Mediterranean Crossings: The Politics of an Interrupted Modernity Paperback – January 16, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-0822341505 ISBN-10: 0822341506 Edition: First Edition

Buy New
Price: $21.69
22 New from $8.83 20 Used from $3.95
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$21.69
$8.83 $3.95
Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Missoula by Jon Krakauer
Missoula by Jon Krakauer
Check out the newest book by Jon Krakauer. Learn more | See all by author
$21.69 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Mediterranean Crossings: The Politics of an Interrupted Modernity + Culture after Humanism: History, Culture, Subjectivity (Comedia)
Price for both: $65.64

Buy the selected items together
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


Editorial Reviews

Review

“Iain Chambers is a gifted and spirited cultural flâneur whose journeys along the textual and musical shores of the Mediterranean have resulted in a book that explores the extensive connections of modern life. With insight and empathy Chambers argues that the Mediterranean is a decentered and disjunctive topos that has the capacity, and the complexity, to become the contemporary crossroads of intercultural transmission and political transformation. This is a stirring example of cultural studies blessed with the love of song and myth.”—Homi K. Bhabha, Harvard University


“Iain Chambers is without question one of the most learned scholars working in the field of cultural studies today. In Mediterranean Crossings, he takes us through philosophical, fictional, filmic, musical, and popular cultural texts produced over the centuries, arguing that the Mediterranean needs to be reconceptualized as a transitory, rather than stabilized, habitation and as an ever-evolving cross-cultural space. Reverberating with far-reaching philosophical implications, his readings combine critical insights with the charm of a storyteller who has traveled widely in texts as well as in physical worlds.”—Rey Chow, author of The Age of the World Target: Self-Referentiality in War, Theory, and Comparative Work


“With Mediterranean Crossings, Iain Chambers delineates a new line of discourse on Mediterranean Studies that is as interdisciplinary as the region is hybrid. He mediates between conflicting histories, cultures, interpretations, and events, elegantly moving between the past and present, large and small, individuals and peoples, in this impressionistic portrait of an unclassifiable, fluid region.”—Giuliana Bruno, author of Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture, and Film

From the Publisher

"Iain Chambers is a gifted and spirited cultural flâneur whose journeys along the textual and musical shores of the Mediterranean have resulted in a book that explores the extensive connections of modern life. With insight and empathy Chambers argues that the Mediterranean is a decentered and disjunctive topos that has the capacity, and the complexity, to become the contemporary crossroads of intercultural transmission and political transformation. This is a stirring example of cultural studies blessed with the love of song and myth."--Homi K. Bhabha, Harvard University

"Iain Chambers is without question one of the most learned scholars working in the field of cultural studies today. In Mediterranean Crossings, he takes us through philosophical, fictional, filmic, musical, and popular cultural texts produced over the centuries, arguing that the Mediterranean needs to be reconceptualized as a transitory, rather than stabilized, habitation and as an ever-evolving cross-cultural space. Reverberating with far-reaching philosophical implications, his readings combine critical insights with the charm of a storyteller who has traveled widely in texts as well as in physical worlds."-- Rey Chow, author of The Age of the World Target: Self-Referentiality in War, Theory, and Comparative Work

"With Mediterranean Crossings, Iain Chambers delineates a new line of discourse on Mediterranean Studies that is as interdisciplinary as the region is hybrid. He mediates between conflicting histories, cultures, interpretations, and events, elegantly moving between the past and present, large and small, individuals and peoples, in this impressionistic portrait of an unclassifiable, fluid region."--Giuliana Bruno, author of Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture, and Film --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

More About the Author

Iain Chambers was born in northern England in 1949. He has lived for many years in Naples, Italy, where he teaches at the Oriental University. He has written extensively on metropolitan and postcolonial cultures, and is presently engaged in re-thinking the conditions of a multiple modernity in the context of the Mediterranean.

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Mediterranean Crossings: The Politics of an Interrupted Modernity
This item: Mediterranean Crossings: The Politics of an Interrupted Modernity
Price: $22.95 $21.69
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com