Orthodoxy and history

“Every age has its orthodoxy and no orthodoxy is ever right.”

— H. R. Trevor-Roper, “The Past and the Present”, Past and Present, vol. 42, pp. 3-17 (Feb. 1969).

If you want to know how you would benefit by studying history, then, as the cliché goes, read the whole thing.

One Response to “Orthodoxy and history”

  1. mark Says:

    It’s a complex history, full of angst.

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