Trump doesn’t Understand History any more than he Understands Epidemics

Professional historians are not interested in history as a celebration of anything. What excites historians is explanation. Why did something happen when it did? There never really was such a time. Professional historians have always been skeptical and the very tools of their profession are seditious, because history teaches us that things could have been different (contingency) and can still be different. And that is what terrifies Trump and his white supremacist cronies.

Trump doesn’t Understand History any more than he Understands Epidemics

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