Posts Tagged ‘History’


How to Use Historical Analogy

June 4, 2008

Over at the the TPMCafe Book Club they’re discussing The Candy Bombers by Andrei Cherny about the Berlin airlift. Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter makes several points about academia and the uses (and abuses) of historical analogy that I think might be of interest to readers of this blog (even if the politics of TPM aren’t).

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