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On the Edge of the Cliff [electronic resource]: History, Language, and Practices

Roger Chartier ; translated by Lydia G. Cochrane
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Language
English
French (translated from)
Series
Parallax
Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
ISBN
0801854350 (acid-free paper), 0801854369 (pbk : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • History between narrative and knowledge
  • Four questions for Hayden White
  • Michel de Certeau : history, or knowledge of the other
  • The chimera of the origin : archaeology of knowledge, cultural history, and the French Revolution
  • Discourses and practices : on the origins of the French Revolution
  • Texts, forms, and interpretations
  • The powers and limits of representation
  • Self-consciousness and the social bond
  • The double bind and detachment
  • Sports, or the controlled decontrolling of emotions
  • Epilogue : friendship with history : Philippe Ariès.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • Collection of previously published (1983-1994) essays, articles, etc. translated from the French.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-188) and index.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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