The Two Madonnas: The Politics of Festival in a Sardinian by Sabina Magliocco

By Sabina Magliocco

Portrayed through early commute writers as historical pagan survivals, gala's in Sardinia have lengthy involved either local islanders and outsiders. yet on the sunrise of the twenty-first century, this Mediterranean island has turn into a part of a world economic climate, and its fairs allure travelers from all over the world. This designated ethnography explores the consequences of globalization on Sardinian fairs over the process the 20 th century, reflecting the double pull of culture and modernity at the renowned mind's eye and their occasionally devastating results on neighborhood cultures. It vividly and insightfully describes the ongoing struggles of neighborhood contributors to form and keep an eye on those very important expressions of neighborhood identification, as they attempt to create an area for themselves within the margins of Europe.

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