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The Lavish Wedding Goes Global

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams

Published by University of California Press

Published in print October 2003 | ISBN: 9780520236615
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520937505 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0008
The Lavish Wedding Goes Global

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This chapter discusses the globalization of the lavish wedding, looking at lavish weddings in Asia and Europe. It reveals that there are some countries, especially those in South Asia, which reject the concept of a lavish wedding, briefly describing the way lavish weddings are conducted in other countries around the world, such as South Korea and Ethiopia. The chapter determines that luxurious weddings often occur in cities, because urban centers are more connected with other countries and are more modern.

Keywords: globalization; lavish wedding; South Asia; luxurious weddings; urban centers

Chapter.  11709 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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