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Shaping a historiography: Ernest Scott and the Short History

A number of the historians may well have recoiled at any suggestion that their histories included elements of politicised myth-making. Influenced by von Ranke‚Äôs empiricism and intolerant of theory, Ernest Scott saw himself elaborating the facts into service to clarify … Continue reading

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