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The Means of Knowledge

As our faithful and much-appreciated readers have no doubt noticed, we resident historians here in this corner of the internet are struggling to maintain our footing on the ground of history as the swirling currents of the present threaten to swamp us all.  We are doing the best we can.  Indeed, it seems to me, looking at all the posts that have gone up since the election, that collectively we are doing a very fine job of writing our way through this as historians. Frankly, I’m having a little bit of trouble with the whole “objectivity” thing right now.  I Read more