Postmodernism has significantly affected the theory and practice of history. It has induced fears about the future of historical study, but has also offered liberation from certain modernist constraints. 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. The author describes the core constituents of postmodernism and provides an analysis of the current state of ...

Postmodernism in History 2003, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415305396

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