Category Archives: History Theory

Posts on the nature of history

Controversial History

A couple of weeks ago a friend and I went to the Ohio Historical Center to see a temporary exhibit called “Controversy:  Pieces You Don’t Normally See.”  On exhibit were five controversial items:  a Klu Klux Klan robe, the electric … Continue reading

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Why history?

Why study history?  One of my history professors once said he studies history for the same reason some people climb mountains – because it’s there.  Another reason given for studying history, and a popular quote, that those who do not remember the … Continue reading

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