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Soundings in Critical Theory
Dominick LaCapra
This collection of essays offers a provocative assessment of the nature of historical understanding and the role of critical theory in historical understanding.



History, Politics, and the Novel
Dominick LaCapra
"The quality of this work is so high that it will challenge and reward even readers whose critical presuppositions diverge from those which LaCapra represents so provocatively."—Richard Terdiman, University of California, Santa Cruz "LaCapra here...



History and Criticism
Dominick LaCapra
"LaCapra offers an intriguing collection of essays to support both his enthusiasm for intellectual history . . . and his concern about the 'excesses' he finds in techniques and practices of the new social history. Admitting that the essays are...



The New Science of Giambattista Vico
Unabridged Translation of the Third Edition (1744) with the addition of "Practic of the New Science"
Giambattista Vico
A pioneering treatise that aroused great controversy when it was first published in 1725, Vico's "New Science" is acknowledged today to be one of the few works of authentic genius in the history of social theory.



Rethinking Intellectual History
Texts, Contexts, Language
Dominick LaCapra
Dominick LaCapra calls for a new view of intellectual history—one that will revitalize the importance of reading and interpreting significant texts. In ten essays, he reformulates the problem of the relation between the "great" texts of the Western...



Historical Sociology
Philip Abrams
This book argues that history and sociology share the same vital preoccupation: the desire to unravel the puzzle of human agency.



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