The Killing of History: How Literary Critics and Social Theorists Are Murdering Our Past

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Touchstone, 1996 - 298 pages

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THE KILLING OF HISTORY: How Literary Critics and Social Theorists Are Murdering Our Past

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A historian's counterattack against fashionably radical Theory, which originated in comparative literature and cultural studies departments and invaded the study of history. After lecturing in history ... Read full review

The killing of history: how literary critics and social theorists are murdering our past

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Australian author and lecturer in history, social science, and media, Windschuttle presents an articulate, acerbic, sustained but balanced attack on postmodernist theory and its influence on the ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Keith Windschuttle has been a lecturer in history, social policy, sociology and media studies at a number of Australian academic institutions. Author of five previous books, he lives in Sydney.

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