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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective

1st Edition

Edited by Joyce Appleby, Elizabeth Covington, David Hoyt, Michael Latham, Allison Sneider

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572 pages

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Description

This comprehensive reader chronicles the western engagement with the nature of knowledge during the past four centuries while providing the historical context for the postmodernist thought of Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Richard Rorty and Hayden White, and the challenges their ideas have posed to our conventional ways of thinking, writing and knowing.

About the Editors

Joyce Appleby, Elizabeth Covington, David Hoyt, Michael Latham and Allison Sneider are all in the History department at the University of California, Los Angeles. Joyce Appleby's most recent publications include Telling the Truth about History (1994) and Liberalism and Republicanism in the Historical Imagination.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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HISTORY / General