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Writing History in the Global Era

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ISBN-10: 0393239241

ISBN-13: 9780393239249

Edition: 2014

Authors: Lynn Hunt

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George Orwell wrote that "history is written by the winners." Even if that seems a bit too cut-and-dried, we can say that history is always written from a viewpoint but that viewpoints change, sometimes radically. The history of workers, women, and minorities challenged the once-unquestioned dominance of the tales of great leaders and military victories. Then cultural studies--including feminism and queer studies--brought fresh perspectives, but those too have run their course. With globalization emerging as a major economic, cultural, and political force, Lynn Hunt examines whether it can reinvigorate the telling of history. In tandem, she proposes a sweeping reevaluation of individuals'…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/15/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 208
Size: 5.87" wide x 8.50" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English