"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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Review: Historians' Fallacies: Toward a Logic of Historical ThoughtUser Review - Nate - Goodreads
This is one of the most interesting books I've read. A must read, even for non-historians. Each time I (a scientist, not a historian) read Historians' Fallacies I'm reminded of ways I can think more ... Read full review
Review: Historians' Fallacies: Toward a Logic of Historical ThoughtUser Review - Lynn Spencer - Goodreads
I had to read this in college, and I'll admit that it seemed terribly dry the first time around. After all, in those days I wanted to learn history - not pick apart someone's writing style. However, I ... Read full review