By Doris Bachmann-Medick
The modern fields of the research of tradition, the arts and the social sciences are unfolding in a dynamic constellation of cultural turns. This ebook presents a finished evaluation of those theoretically and methodologically groundbreaking reorientations. It discusses the worth of the recent focuses and their analytical different types for the paintings of quite a lot of disciplines. as well as chapters at the interpretive, performative, reflexive, postcolonial, translational, spatial and iconic turns, it discusses rising instructions of research.
Drawing on a wealth of foreign study, this ebook maps primary subject matters and ways within the learn of tradition and therefore presents systematic impetus for replaced disciplinary and transdisciplinary examine within the humanities and past – e.g., within the fields of sociology, economics and the examine of religion.
This paintings is the English translation by way of Adam Blauhut of an influential German booklet that has now been thoroughly revised. it's a stimulating instance of a cross-cultural translation among diversified theoretical cultures and likewise the 1st severe synthesis of cultural turns within the English-speaking world.
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