23 February 2015

Ricky Jay & The History Lesson

His sleight of hand reminds me of some history bloggers . . .



2 comments:

Michael Dennis Rodan said...

So what is your real beef with Historians? Can you site a specific example?

Richard G. Williams, Jr. said...

Oh, I could site more than one. But my criticisms aren't necessarily with "historians per se, but with academia in general. Did you read the essay by Gordon Wood? I don't have the time to go back through all the examples I've posted over the years. You could find a few here:

http://oldvirginiablog.blogspot.com/search/label/Trusting%20Academia