Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective by Joyce Appleby
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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective
By Joyce Appleby

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 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415913836
ISBN-10: 0415913837
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 30mm)
Pages: 572
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Mar-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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