History Nugget #12: April 2019

“The drama, indeed the tragedy, of history comes from our understanding of the tension that existed between the conscience wills and intentions of the participants in the past and the underlying conditions that constrained their actions and shaped their future.”

Wood, Gordon S. The Purpose of The Past: Reflections on the Uses of History. (New York: The Penguin Press, 2008).p.11

  1 comment for “History Nugget #12: April 2019

  1. April 28, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    Also, the problems you have when people only see the resent history they know and don’t accept the discovered history of the past.

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