Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective
A Reader from 1700 to the Present
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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective by Joyce Appleby
Book DescriptionThis 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415913836
(254mm x 178mm x 30mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Mar-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Joyce Appleby
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An engrossing history of the voyages of exploration that ignited curiosity about nature and gave birth to modern science.
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A series that offers quality editions of important works of literature to the student and the general reader, each featuring new scholarship and pages of carefully crafted extras. It pulls together a constellation of influences; biographical, historical and literary, to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.
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"Splendid: the global history of capitalism in all its creative-and destructive-glory." -The New York Times Book Review
Revolutionary Writings of Alexander Hamilton, Paperback (March 2008)» View all books by Joyce Appleby
Alexander Hamilton's thought has, for over two hundred years, been noted for its deviations from American revolutionary Whig orthodoxy. This collection helps to find the seeds of this development, as Hamilton's early optimistic confidence in the triumph of American Whig principles begin to give way to his mature Federalism.
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Author Biography - Joyce Appleby
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.
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