Postmodernist histories

Hunter, Ian (2009) Postmodernist histories. Intellectual History Review, 19 2: 265-279. doi:10.1080/17496970902981728

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Author Hunter, Ian
Title Postmodernist histories
Journal name Intellectual History Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1749-6977
1749-6985
Publication date 2009-07
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/17496970902981728
Open Access Status
Volume 19
Issue 2
Start page 265
End page 279
Total pages 15
Editor Stephen Clucas
Stephen Gaukroger
Place of publication Abingdon, Oxon, UK
Publisher Routledge
Collection year 2010
Language eng
Subject C1
2202 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields
970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
Formatted abstract
The paper uses a recent book — Histories of Postmodernism, edited by Mark Bevir, Jill Hargis and Sara Rushing — in order to reflect on the difficulties of historicising postmodernist and poststructuralist thought. It is argued that the methods of philosophical history present a major obstacle to this task, while a suitably developed contextual historiography provides a more fruitful path for inquiry.
Keyword postmodernism
poststructuralism
Louis Althusser
Jacques Derrida
Martin Heidegger
Friedrich Nietzsche
historiography
philosophy
intellectuals
context
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Additional Notes To cite this Article Hunter, Ian(2009)'Postmodernist Histories',Intellectual History Review,19:2,265 — 279

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