Essays on Historiography

Nationalism in modern discussions or nation’s histories
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Nationalism, as used in modern discussions or nation's histories, is made up of political or social philosophy in which the welfare of the nation-state as an entity is considered paramount. Nationalism is a collective state of mind or group consciousness in which people believe their primary duty and loyalty is to the nation-state. Often a highly nationalistic society will go so far as to assume a level of national superiority, as in Nazi Germany, and the peoples glorify various national…...
HistoriographyHuman NatureNationNationalismPhilosophy
Historiographic Metafiction
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The frontiers of a book are ne'er distinct: beyond the rubric. the first lines. and the last full-stop. beyond its internal constellation and its independent signifier. it is caught up in a system of mentions to other books. other texts. other sentences: it is a node within a web. -Foucault What we tend to name postmodernism in literature today is normally characterized by intense self-reflexivity and overtly parodic intertextuality. In fiction this means that it is normally metafiction that is…...
CultureHistoriographyPostmodernism
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