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Social History of Knowledge - a book by Burke, Peter

Social History of Knowledge

Social History of Knowledge( )
Author: Burke, Peter
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Polity Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $28.95
Book Description:

In this book Peter Burke adopts a socio-cultural approach to examine the changes in the organization of knowledge in Europe from the invention of printing to the publication of the French Encyclopédie.

The book opens with an assessment of different sociologies of knowledge from Mannheim to Foucault and beyond, and goes on to discuss intellectuals as a social group and the social institutions (especially universities and academies) which encouraged or discouraged...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.931 x 0.585 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds

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