28/CHRONICLESnA rousing romp with the documentsnhas succeeded in banishing many anphilosopher's or social scientist'sn---and historian's ---delusion of "irrepressiblenconflict," "inevitable rise (ornfall)," "overpowering trend," and "inexorablenmovement." Historians arenoften as prone as novelists to ascribenmotives to the principals of historynwhen they don't know any more aboutnsuch . . .
January 1975April 21, 2022By The Archive
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