Taylor develops a geohistorical argument which focuses on the periods and places of modernities, offering a grounded analysis of what it is to be modern. He identifies three a prime modernitiesa which have defined the development of our modern world: todaya s consumer modernity preceded by the industrial modernity of the nineteenth century which was itself preceded by mercantile modernity.
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Author Biography - Peter J. Taylor
Peter Taylor is Professor of Geography at Loughborough University.