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  • Writing, relevance, Father’s Day books, and the humanities

    I read several pieces online yesterday, and saw a few Twitter conversations, and they all went into the same pot in my mind and stewed together. Like all stews, they’re better the next day, so I thought I’d put a few words down. The things that I read and thought about were Jonathan Wilson’s piece What […]

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  • Thoughts on Continuity

    I wonder if progressive historians tend to be more favorable to “change over time” than “continuity” when studying the past. Source: Do Historians Privilege “Change Over Time” Over “Continuity?” | the way of improvement leads home John Fea’s great piece and the comments on it have crystallized something for me that I think is important […]

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