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Final Thoughts on “The Landscape of History”

Well friends, I just finished The Landscape of History by John Gaddis.  Certain parts of the book were really good, and one part left me scratching my head. The book did a really fine job going into aspects of the historical

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Just Some Undergrad Thoughts on Wineburg’s Chapter 1

Hi friends, So I finally have had enough time off of work to get to finish chapter 1 of Sam Wineburg’s Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts, and I have just really been prompted to think about a few things in

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Oh Man. . . A Rant On Presentism. . .

Hello my friends, So do you remember whenever I made a comment earlier on the site about how we cannot push our own social views on the past?  Well wouldn’t you you know it, but as I discussed a topic

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