The future of history

Munslow, Alun (2010) The future of history. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 9780230232426

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Abstract

In this radical reassessment, Alun Munslow challenges conventional notions of history and offers a new vision of historical thinking and practice. Deploying a range of concepts such as scepticism, aesthetics, ethics, standpoint, irony, authorship and a new understanding of truth, The Future of History examines history as a form of knowledge in itself, arguing that in the future the multiple forms of its expression will be as significant as its content. This thought-provoking, challenging and unique book offers a way forward for history after postmodernism and is essential reading for anyone asking the question 'what is history?'.

Item Type: Book
Uncontrolled Keywords: History
Subjects: 900 History & geography > 901 History: Philosophy & theory
School/Department: School of Arts and Humanities
Depositing User: Catherine O'Sullivan
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2013 15:14
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2013 15:14
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/637

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