1887

n Historia - Kent gij dat volk : the Anglo-Boer War and Afrikaner identity in postmodern perspective

Volume 56, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0018-229X
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Abstract

Professional historians have proved resistant to the claims of postmodernism, which they see as highly theoretical, rather theatrical and decidedly threatening. As a result, the debate has become polarised, with proponents of postmodernism dismissing traditional historians as "positivist troglodytes", while reconstructionist and constructionist historians speak in "historicidal" terms of deconstructionism.

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