Descent Into Discourse: The Reification of Language and the Writing of Social History
Publish date: January 26th 1990
Publisher: Temple University Press
Pages no: 245
Edition language: English
Marxist historian brings this late cold war polemic against the linguistic turn in the writing of history, bringing his critique to bear specifically on post-structuralist developments.Opening section gives a whirlwind tour of the linguistic turn itself, beginning with the nietzschean prototype, mov...