Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

What is the History of Knowledge?
By

Rating
Product Details

Table of Contents

1: Knowledges and their Histories 2: Concepts 3: Processes 4: Problems and Prospects Timeline Further Reading Index

About the Author

PETER BURKE is Professor Emeritus of Cultural History at the University of Cambridge.

Reviews

"It is rare for a tour d'horizon also to be a tour de force, but this compact introduction to the new field of the history of knowledge qualifies on both counts. In less than two hundred pages, Burke maps out a new Republic of Letters, far more inclusive than the old one. Burke's vast learning is lightly worn, and the reader is rewarded with glittering apercus and striking comparisons on almost every page." Lorraine Daston, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin "What counts as knowledge and how can it be said to have a history ? Peter Burke, the world s foremost authority in the field, provides an eminently lucid guide to the momentous shifts that have been taking place in a gamut of intellectual disciplines. Intellectual history will never be the same again." Geoffrey Lloyd, Needham Research Institute

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling What is the History of Knowledge? (What is History?) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top