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History: not necessarily "the truth"

E.H. Carr
What is History?
Penguin, 1990 edn.
208 pages
£7.90
ISBN 978-0140135848 

RACHEL CLAMP

This essential book, originally published in 1961, is based on a series of lectures given at Cambridge University in the same year by Edward H. 657 more words

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Putting "Republicanism" in Its Place

“By 1990,” wrote Daniel Rodgers, the concept of republicanism in American historiography “was everywhere and organizing everything, though perceptibly thinning out, like a nova entering its red giant phase.” A quarter of a century later, it can seem barely more than a dull glow—and in part, we have Rodgers’ essay to thank for dimming the lights.  660 more words

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