chapter  6
Other Ways of Thinking, Other Ways of Being. Documenting the Margins and the Transitory: What to Preserve, How to Collect
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If the spectre of communism haunted Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth

centuries, other internationalisms now disturb the world. Globalization and its allied

‘discontents’ are global phenomena which provoke transnational anti-globalization

protest and resistance. Both the advocates of globalization and its opponents have

embraced the Internet and the digital world to communicate, exchange ideas and

information and to mobilize support. The growth of such global oppositional

movements and their inherent relationship with digital technologies pose a significant

and paradigmatic challenge for the archival profession.