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The History Manifesto

What Do We Need from Our Professional Societies Today?: An Open Thread

One of the many lines of argument in the ongoing debate over David Armitage and Jo Guldi’s The History Manifesto concerns revisions to the work made in the midst of the conversation over it.  As readers of this blog probably know, when The History Manifesto appeared last October it was both published as a conventional book and made free for download under a Creative Commons license by its publisher Cambridge University Press.  The online version was not merely a more convenient way to access the book. As the Chronicle of Higher Education noted in an April 9 report on the Read more