13 June 2019

The Contrarian View - Anyone Can Do History

The Valley of the Shenandoah from my son's front yard.

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*Above quotes were taken from the book Why Place Matters and a chapter by Joseph A. Amato.

I'm working on a rather lengthy post that will counter some of the nonsense I recently read by an academic historian (of course) suggesting that "professional" historians were on the same plane as lawyers, doctors and engineers. (Eye roll). Some of my contrarian thought will be supported by the works and writings of historian Joseph A. Amato.

A reminder to update/replace this blog link to the new website/blog:


If you want to read the upcoming blog post, you'll need to check back at the new blog in a week or so.