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Retrieval and the Use of History

The question of “Why history?” and “Why the look to the past?” is one historians constantly have to answer. There have been many answers given. Cary J. Nederman offers a good one in his Lineages of European Political Thought. In the introductory chapter Nederman discusses the utility and importance of investigating medieval political ideas, writing: Indeed, the […]

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Noel Weeks on Revisiting Forgotten Problems

Dr. Noel Weeks reflects on historical scholarship at the beginning of Admonition and Curse: In the history of scholarship focus changes from decade to decade. Topics become popular; topics fade from popularity. The reasons for such changes are complex and outside of the main interests of this work. What is significant is that they may […]