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Historical Truth and Lies About the Past: Reflections on Dewey, Dreyfus, de Man, and Reagan

Alan B. Spitzer
Format
Book
Published
Chapel Hill ; London : University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
Language
English
ISBN
0807822892, 0807845981 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Introduction : historical argument when the political chips are down
  • John Dewey, the "trial" of Leon Trotsky, and the search for historical truth
  • Versions of truth in the Dreyfus case
  • The debate over the wartime writings of Paul De Man : the language of setting the record straight
  • Ronald Reagan's Bitburg narrative.
Description
162 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-156) and index.
Local Notes
HathiTrust shared print program 2017.
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