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History and Relevance Howard Mumford Jones

History and Relevance

Howard Mumford Jones

Published December 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781620328033
Paperback
44 pages
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The 1980s were certainly years of turmoil and upheaval fueled by both domestic conflict and a questionable foreign policy, and these years also posed some difficult questions for historians searching for explanations. Could an appreciation of historyMoreThe 1980s were certainly years of turmoil and upheaval fueled by both domestic conflict and a questionable foreign policy, and these years also posed some difficult questions for historians searching for explanations. Could an appreciation of history provide insights into a particular epoch or an understanding of domestic issues? In his 1986 Wimmer Memorial Lecture, History and Relevance, Howard Mumford Jones explored these questions and affirmed the relevance of history.