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“Ir” relevant history? – Academia Makes Historians Irrelevant

In a recent Chronicle article, Professor Anthony T. Grafton of Princeton University argues that history departments all over the country need to do better by their graduate students. Since the 1970s the rate of PhD production in the field of … Continue reading

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History Sucks – Where’s My Dishwasher?

* We were going to have commentary on the recent developments in Yemen, but would rather stay off too many lists. Score one for the Terrorists I suppose * Where is my dishwasher? I stood yesterday in my apartment (built … Continue reading

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Relevant History – Why Historians are Having Trouble

Writing a book about one's passion is a lot of fun, but sometimes we just have to ask if it is relevant. I came across this work today while reading a story on Digg about the “12 Most Ridiculous Books” … Continue reading

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