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From: Graeme Wall <>
Subject: Re: Irritating Posts
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 19:29:07 +0100
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In message <EiDB7.1579$>
"John Steele Gordon" <> wrote:

>
> "Renia" <> wrote in message
> news:...
>
> > Historians cannot be politically correct. Social scientists can be
> > politically correct, but that is what makes them bad historians.
>
> You have clearly not spent much time in the history department of virtually
> any university in the United States. Perhaps what you are saying is that
> many of the habitus of these departments are not, in fact, historians.
>

Perhaps one should say that historians should not be politically correct

> No argument from me on that point.
>
Quite
--
Graeme Wall

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