Category Archives: History and Policy

Declines, Crashes, and Seeing in Time

My history and policy students have been spending some time discussing the manner in which we “see in time”–the connections we make between past, present and future.  These connections become all the more important when they are part of decision-making … Continue reading

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Scuttling Between Past and Present

History and Public Policy students will surely find this piece from Sunday’s Gaurdian of interest.  In it, historian Andrew Davies attempts to contextualize the recent English rioting by reminding readers that “we have been here before.” Andrew Davies is currently … Continue reading

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