Historians' Fallacies: Toward a Logic of Historical Thought.

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9780060500412: Historians' Fallacies: Toward a Logic of Historical Thought.

"If one laughs when David Hackett Fischer sits down to play, one will stay to cheer. His book must be read three times: the first in anger, the srcond in laughter, the third in respect....The wisdom is expressed with a certin ruthlessness. Scarcly a major historian escapes unscathed. Ten thousand members of the AmericanHistorical Association will rush to the index and breathe a little easier to find their names absent.

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"An important book...in terms of helping an entire generation of scholars who profess to have lost confidence in being historians.""--New York Times Book Review"

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