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Economic History and Postmodern Theory

Economic History and Postmodern Theory

Postmodernism questions the possibility of narratives of 'progress' in the sphere of culture, a position that disagrees with economists' faith in economic progress in which cultural change plays a large role. This fundamental incompatibility has made economic history uncomfortable for historians, and led to a breach between economics and history. Can this rift be repaired?

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