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Postmodernism and history

by Willie Thompson

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism -- Historiography.,
  • History -- Philosophy.,
  • History -- Methodology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-157) and index.

    StatementWillie Thompson.
    SeriesTheory and history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.8 .T449 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 161 p. ;
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3693701M
    ISBN 100333963393, 0333963385
    LC Control Number2003069015

    Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault. By Stephen R. C. Hicks Professor of Philosophy. English editions: First edition: two hardcover and eight softcover printings from by Scholargy Publishing. First edition Kindle e-book published Expanded hardcover edition published in by Ockham’s Razor. Kindle expanded edition published in Postmodern Literature Introduction. Postmodernism is one of those words that has made itself at home in our everyday language. Just think how often you've heard a movie or a book being described as "so postmodern."From Andy Warhol's pop art, to authors like Chuck Palahniuk and Douglas Coupland, to ultra-popular movies like Moulin Rouge, Scream, and Pulp Fiction, there's no getting around it.

    Origins. Postmodern architecture emerged in the s as a reaction against the perceived shortcomings of modern architecture, particularly its rigid doctrines, its uniformity, its lack of ornament, and its habit of ignoring the history and culture of the cities where it , Venturi formalized the movement in his book, Complexity and Contradiction in y: international. Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late 20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism, marking a departure from term has been more generally applied to describe a historical era said to follow after modernity and the tendencies of this era.. Postmodernism is generally defined by an attitude of skepticism, irony, or rejection.

    "On the Future of History is an intelligent and extremely interesting book Breisach recognises that what the poststructuralists sought to challenge was not history in the academic sense; and that the rejection of academic history’s truth claims are but one battle in the epistemological war steeped as he is in the historical intersections between intellectual endeavour and. Postmodernism is an essential approach to History. This is the first dedicated primer on postmodernism for the historian. It offers a step-by-step guide to postmodern theory, includes a guide to how historians have applied the theory, and provides a review of why its critics are wrong.


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