Why history? : ethics and postmodernity (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Why history? : ethics and postmodernity

Author: Keith Jenkins
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why History? is an introduction to the issue of history and ethics. Designed to provoke discussion, the book asks whether a good knowledge and understanding of the past is a good thing to have and if so, why.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Jenkins
ISBN: 0415164168 9780415164160 0415206324 9780415206327 9780203978276 0203978277
OCLC Number: 39677732
Description: x, 232 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. On Jacques Derrida --
2. On Jean Baudrillard --
3. On Jean-François Lyotard --
4. On Richard Evans --
5. On Hayden White --
6. On Frank Ankersmit --
7. On Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth --
8. On David Harlan.
Responsibility: Keith Jenkins.
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Why History is an introduction to the issue of history and ethics. Designed to provoke discussion, the book asks whether a knowledge and understanding of the past is a good thing to have and if so,  Read more...

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'This is Jenkinss best book to date and should be read by anybody who wants to understand postmodernist attitudes to history.' - Christopher Parker, Literature and History Journal, Vol. 10, no.1

 
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