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Cultural history and postmodernity

disciplinary readings and challenges

by Mark Poster

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • History -- Philosophy,
  • Postmodernism,
  • Structuralism (Literary analysis)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-170) and index.

    Other titlesCultural history & postmodernity
    StatementMark Poster.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD13 .P585 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1008862M
    ISBN 100231108826, 0231108834
    LC Control Number96048854

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