ARJUN APPADURAI is Goddard Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. He is the author of many books and articles, including Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization; The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective; and Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger.
"A sobered visionary of cultural globalization. " - Red Pepper "An influential thinker of our times. " - Partha Chatterjee, Columbia University, New York "Arjun Appadurai is already known as the author of striking new formulations which have greatly illuminated contemporary global developments. " - Charles Taylor, author of 'Modern Social Imaginaries'