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Postmodernity"s histories

the past as legacy and project

by Arif Dirlik

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham [Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Philosophy.,
  • History, Modern -- 1945-,
  • Postmodernism.,
  • Historiography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementArif Dirlik.
    SeriesCulture and politics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.8 .D535 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18306785M
    ISBN 100742501663, 0742501671
    LC Control Number00035293

      At last! Everything you ever wanted to know about postmodernism but were afraid to ask. Hans Bertens' Postmodernism is the first introductory overview of postmodernism to succeed in providing a witty and accessible guide for the bemused student. In clear and straightforward but always elegant prose, Bertens sets out the interdisciplinary aspects, the critical debates and the key theorists of.   The forums in the Christian Congregations category are now open only to Christian members. Please review our current Faith Groups list for information on which faith groups are considered to be Christian faiths. Christian members please remember to read the Statement of Purpose threads for each forum within Christian Congregations before posting in the forum.

    browses history looking for mentions of this term and finds it used for the first time in by Federico de Onís in his Antología de la poesía española e hispanoamericana (Hassan, ). And, since the word points to a period that comes after modernism, Hassan proceeds to do what the others will do as well.   Don’t miss the annotated list of sixty-one postmodern works of literature on Jacket Copy, the L.A. Times books blog. They’ve come up with a set of twelve identifying symbols: a star indicates.

    Postmodernism is a rejection of the very idea of objectivity and universal truisms in favor of subjective experience and flexible realities. This is a broad movement in social sciences, art and architecture that is still emerging such that it is notoriously difficult to define. Postmodernism, in contemporary Western philosophy, a late 20th-century movement characterized by broad skepticism, subjectivism, or relativism; a general suspicion of reason; and an acute sensitivity to the role of ideology in asserting and maintaining political and economic power.


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