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Reflections on the Edges of Historical Thinking

Reflections on the Edges of Historical Thinking by Daniel Wickberg[Editor’s note: this is the second in a series of roundtable essays on Kerwin Lee Klein’s From History to Theory (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2011).  — LDB] Kerwin Lee Klein’s From History to Theory is an unusual book. Neither a traditional monograph, nor a theoretical treatise, nor really a traditional essay collection, it is in many ways sui generis.  It’s hard to think of a book quite like it, mostly because its angle of analysis is so unlike the common coin of historical writing.  Klein’s book is Read more