Postmodernism in History
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By (author) Beverley C. Southgate
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Postmodernism in History by Beverley C. Southgate
Book DescriptionThis original and thought-provoking study looks at the context of postmodernist thought in general cultural terms as well as in relation to history. Postmodernism in History traces philosophical precursors of postmodernism and identifies the roots of current concerns. Beverley Southgate describes the core constituents of postmodernism and provides a lucid and profound analysis of the current state of the debate. His main concern is to counter 'pomophobia' and to assert a positive future for historical study in a postmodern world. Postmodernism in History is a valuable guide to some of the most complex questions in historical theory for students and teachers alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415305396
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Beverley C. Southgate
What is History For?, Paperback (April 2005)
Charting the development of historical studies and examining how history has been used, this study focuses on the future of the subject as well as its past. This title is aimed at students of history, cultural studies and the general reader.
Postmodernism in History, Hardback (May 2003)
Postmodernism has significantly affected the theory and practice of history. This study looks at the context of postmodernist thought in general cultural terms as well as in relation to history. It traces philosophical precursors of postmodernism and identifies the roots of current concerns.
History: What and Why?, Paperback (September 2001)» View all books by Beverley C. Southgate
History: What & Why? is a highly accessible introductory survey of historians' views about the nature and purpose of their subject and discusses the traditional model of history as an account of the past 'as it was'.
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