Bestowing Infinite Pains on Discovering What Actually Happened

In his much quoted critique of medieval historiography, R.J. Collingwood noted that historians, ... in their anxiety to detect the general plan of history, and their belief that this plan was God's and not man's, they tended to look for…

The Taliban Reader: War, Islam and Politics in Their Own Words

Some exciting news: Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn, two key members of the Taliban Sources Project (TSP), have announced their plans for the  The Taliban Reader: War, Islam and Politics in Their Own Words. The book is due…

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