ISBN-10:
0231108834
ISBN-13:
9780231108836
Pub. Date:
07/09/1997
Publisher:
Perseus (for Columbia University Press)
Cultural History and Postmodernity: Disciplinary Readings and Challenges

Cultural History and Postmodernity: Disciplinary Readings and Challenges

by Mark Poster

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Overview

Cultural History and Postmodernity: Disciplinary Readings and Challenges

Poster charts the move from social history to new practices of cultural history that are drawing strength from poststructuralist interpretive strategies and raising issues found in feminist and postcolonial discourse. He provides close readings of Lawrence Stone; François Furet, Michel de Certeau and Michel Foucault.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231108836
Publisher: Perseus (for Columbia University Press)
Publication date: 07/09/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mark Poster is professor of history at the University of California, Irvine.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 3(11)
Lawrence Stone's Family History
14(24)
Textual Agents: History at "the End of History"
38(34)
Furet and the Deconstruction of 1789
72(36)
Michel de Certeau and the History of Consumerism
108(26)
The Future According to Foucault: The Archeology of Knowledge and Intellectual History
134(19)
In Place of a Conclusion: History as Knowledge
153(6)
Notes 159(8)
Index 167

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