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Language and historical representation

Kellner, Hans.

Language and historical representation

getting the story crooked

by Kellner, Hans.

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Published by Wisconsin UP in USA .
Written in English


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StatementHans Kellner.
The Physical Object
Pagination288p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14987919M
ISBN 100299120546
OCLC/WorldCa18558923

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Looking at historical texts, Kellner is able to show us that they are more complex, and bear a more complicated relationship to reality, than we think.

His scholarship is not only sound but is on the cutting edge or recent reflection on historiography The insights, not rarely, are stunning.”—Allan Megill, University of Iowa. Language and Historical Representation: Getting the Story Crooked by Hans Kellner University of Wisconsin Press, Paper: | eISBN: | Cloth: Library of Congress Classification PK4 Author: Hans Kellner.

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