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  • emThe Purposes of the Pastem
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    The Purposes of the Past

    Gordon Wood talked about the concept of “presentism", or the tendency of historians to view the past from the perspective of the present. He also talked about the gap between "popular” and…

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  • Writing Biographies
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    Writing Biographies

    Biographer A. Scott Berg is the author of Max Perkins: Editor of Genius, Lindbergh, and Goldwyn: A Biography. He talked about the writing of biographies and about his next work.…

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