The ABC of our profession is to avoid these large abstract terms in order to try to discover behind them the only concrete realities, which are human beings.
Quote by Marc Bloch
Marc Bloch Quotes
History is, in its essentials, the science of change. It knows and it teaches that...
But history is neither watchmaking nor cabinet construction. It is an endeavor toward better understanding.
The historian is, by definition, absolutely incapable of observing the facts which he examines.
The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever...