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By Mark Poster

Poster charts the movement from social heritage to new practices of cultural background which are drawing energy from poststructuralist interpretive ideas and elevating concerns present in feminist and postcolonial discourse. He offers shut readings of Lawrence Stone; François Furet, Michel de Certeau and Michel Foucault.

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