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The killing of history: how a discipline is being murdered by literary critics and social theorists

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Publisher:
Macleay,
Pub. Date:
c1996.
Edition:
Rev. & expanded international ed.
Language:
English
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A criticism of recent literary and social theories that question that knowledge and truth about the past are possible. The author's method is to point out defects in recent works on the American conquest, Pacific exploration, the founding of Australia, the fall of communism and discourses of Foucault, which illustrate defects of semiotics, structuralism, poststructuralism, postmodernism, and relativism. Includes index. Author has been an academic lecturer in history, social policy and media, and writes on Australian social issues.
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9780646265063
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