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Postmodernism and History

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Description for Postmodernism and History Paperback. Postmodernist theory has heavily influenced the study of history over the years. Willie Thompson offers a clear, jargon-free introduction to the theory by presenting its key ideas and by showing how it has influenced the study of history. Series: Theory & History. Num Pages: 176 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HBAH; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 139 x 216 x 20. Weight in Grams: 230.
In this clear, jargon-free guide, Willie Thompson provides a concise introduction to postmodernist theory and its significant impact on the study of history. Although this is a hotly-debated topic, with much of the current literature being both polemical and inaccessible to the beginner, Thompson offers straightforward explanations of complex concepts and shows how the debates are relevant to students' own work. Postmodernism and History: - considers the origins of postmodernism in both the ideas of poststructuralist thinkers, particularly Michel Foucault, and the political and cultural developments of the late 20th century - explores themes such as the ... Read more

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Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
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Theory & History
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About Willie Thompson
WILLIE THOMPSON was Professor of Contemporary History at Glasgow Caledonian University and is currently Visiting Professor of History at Northumbria University in Newcastle.

Reviews for Postmodernism and History
"This book represents a significant addition to the growing literature on postmodernism and history. It is notable for its exposition of postmodern ideas, and discussion of their use by historians, in a single volume. It offers the most comprehensive overview of this subject to date.' - Dr Avram Taylor, University of Northumbria

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