April 21st, 2012

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LRB Perry Anderson The Force of the Anomaly: Carlo Ginzburg

LRB Perry Anderson The Force of the Anomaly: Carlo Ginzburg

Carlo Ginzburg became famous as a historian for extraordinary discoveries about popular belief, and what was taken by its persecutors to be witchcraft, in the early modern period. The Night Battles and The Cheese and the Worms, each a case-study from the north-east corner of Italy, were . . .

Posted by Michael Zeleny on 21 Apr 2012, 21:24

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LRB Eric Hobsbawm After the Cold War: Tony Judt

LRB Eric Hobsbawm After the Cold War: Tony Judt

My relations with Tony Judt date back a long time but they were curiously contradictory. We were friends, though not intimate ones, and while both of us were politically committed historians, and both preferred wearing informal gear as historians rather than regimental uniform, we marched . . .

Posted by Michael Zeleny on 21 Apr 2012, 21:46

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