Historians' Fallacie

Historians' Fallacie

Toward a Logic of Historical Thought

By David Fischer

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780061315459, 368pp.

Publication Date: December 30, 1970

Description

"If one laughs when David Hackett Fischer sits down to play, one will stay to cheer. His book must be read three times: the first in anger, the srcond in laughter, the third in respect....The wisdom is expressed with a certin ruthlessness. Scarcly a major historian escapes unscathed. Ten thousand members of the AmericanHistorical Association will rush to the index and breathe a little easier to find their names absent.