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The Power of Culture: Critical Essays in American History

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The Power of Culture: Critical Essays in American History - Fox, Richard Wightman, PH.D. (Editor), and Lears, T J Jackson (Editor)
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We are in the midst of a dramatic shift in sensibility, and 'cultural' history is the rubric under which a massive doubting and refiguring of our most cherished historical assumptions is being conducted. Many historians are coming to suspect that the idea of culture has the power to restore order to the study of the past. Whatever its potency as an organizing theme, there is no doubt about the power of the term 'culture' to evoke and stand for the depth of the re-examination not taking place. At a time of deep intellectual ...

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The Power of Culture: Critical Essays in American History 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226259550

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The Power of Culture: Critical Essays in American History 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226259543

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