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Beyond the Cultural Turn

New Directions in the Study of Society and Culture

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Description

This volume examines the impact of the cultural turn on two prominent social science disciplines, history and sociology, and proposes new directions in the theory and practice of historical research. The editors provide an introduction analyzing the origins and implications of the cultural turn and its postmodernist critiques of knowledge. The text offers theoretical readings of the most persistent issues created by the cultural turn and empirical studies focusing on diverse social practices, the uses of narrativve, and the body and self as critical junctures where culture and society intersect.

Author Biography

Victoria E. Bonnell is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Center for Slavic and East European Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, author of Iconography of Power: Soviet Political Posters under Lenin and Stalin (California, 1997), and editor of The Russian Worker: Life and Labor under the Tsarist Regime (California, 1983), among other works. Lynn Hunt is Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, and is author of The Family Romance of the French Revolution (California, 1992), and editor of The New Cultural History (California, 1989), among other works.
Release date Australia
July 15th, 1999
Contributors
Afterword by Hayden White Edited by Lynn Hunt Edited by Victoria E. Bonnell
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
4 figures
Imprint
University of California Press
Pages
361
Dimensions
152x229x22
ISBN-13
9780520216792
Product ID
1906836

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