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White mythologies : writing history and the West

Author: Robert Young
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author argues that, if post-modernism marks the loss of centrality of European culture, nowhere has such a dislocation been more marked than in the status of history. He questions the limits of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Young
ISBN: 0415053714 9780415053716 0415053722 9780415053723
OCLC Number: 21195269
Description: viii, 232 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. White mythologies --
2. Marxism and the questioni of history --
3. Sartre's extravagances --
4. The scientific critiquw of historicism --
5. Foucault's phantasms --
6. The Jameson raid --
7. Disorienting orientalism --
8. The ambivalence of Bhabha --
9. Spivak: decolonization, deconstruction.
Responsibility: Robert Young.

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