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History and theory after the fall

Fred Weinstein

History and theory after the fall

an essay on interpretation

by Fred Weinstein

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementFred Weinstein.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,205p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21196600M
ISBN 100226886069

Originally published in , C. L. R. James's World Revolution is a pioneering Marxist analysis of the history of revolutions during the interwar period and of the fundamental conflict between Trotsky and Stalin. James, who was a leading Trotskyist activist in Britain, outlines Russia's transition from Communist revolution to a Stalinist totalitarian state bureaucracy.   In , in the wake of George W Bush's catastrophic blunders in Iraq and Afghanistan, Fukuyama repudiated neoconservatism in a book titled America at the Crossroads. In Author: Eliane Glaser.

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook. Editor: Paul Halsall This page is a subset of texts derived from the three major online Sourcebooks. listed below, along with added texts and web site indicators.. For more contextual information, for instance about Western imperialism, or . After the Fall follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher who loves to be high up on the city wall. But after his fall, Humpty is terrified of heights and can no longer do his favorite things.

After the Fall demonstrates one man’s struggle to survive in a fallen world. The fall from Eden is a recurrent theme in American literature—America, after all, was established as a kind of New.   An important and fascinating book about the origin, history and impending demise of the ego - humanity's collective dysfunction. The Fall is highly readable and enlightening, as the author's acute mind is at all times imbued with the higher faculty of spiritual awareness/5().


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In this ambitious work, Fred Weinstein confronts the obstacles that have increasingly frustrated our attempts to explain social and historical reality. Traditionally, we have relied on history and social theory to describe the ways people understand the world they live in.

But the ordering explanations we have always used—derived from the classical social theories originally forged by Marx. The End of History and the Last Man (), by Francis Fukuyama, is a book of political philosophy which proposes that with the ascendancy of Western liberal democracy, which occurred after the Cold War (–) and the dissolution of the Soviet Union (), humanity has reached "not just the passing of a particular period of post-war history, but the end of history as such: That is Author: Francis Fukuyama.

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