The Unsung Heroes of Micro-History

Give me a good historical conundrum, a pile of archival records, and that day is a good one for me. Throw in a smoking gun, and I become an absolute bloodhound. And then–if I should further discover something that overturns all previously accepted historical myths and also involves famous people, why it is a positively spectacular day. In that case, it will be all I can do to restrain myself from clanging symbols on the public square. Continue reading “The Unsung Heroes of Micro-History”