Bill Nasson (Stellenbosch): Dabbling in History: More Apprenticeship than Sorcery. From Full Stop, a review essay on historians and their problems by Michael Fisher. Christopher Heaney on experimental narratives and history, William Cronon, storytelling, and James Joyce. Ignas Kalpokas reviews Rhetoric and the Writing of History, 400-1500 by Matthew Kempshall. L.D. Burnett on the reluctant historian. From IHE, Serena Golden interviews Robert Townsend, author of History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940; and a new documentary puts cultural historian and academic gadfly Russell Jacoby on screen — Scott McLemee gets a front-row seat. David Armitage on the “international turn” in intellectual history. The shape of history: Marc Parry on Ian Morris, historian on a grand scale (and more).

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