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
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This encyclopaedia examines the influence and contributions of women in every era of American history, from the colonial period to the 21st century. Divided into three chronologically-arranged volumes, it includes historical surveys and thematic essays on issues affecting women's lives.
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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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