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The Sanity of George III

Theodore Draper, 9 February 1995

Paul Revere’s Ride 
by David HackettFischer.
Oxford, 445 pp., £17.99, September 1994, 0 19 508847 6
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... property of historians rather than of the population at large. One of these academic devotees is David HackettFischer, the author of Albion’s Seed, a major and much-admired work dealing with the different British cultural streams that went into early American development. A professor at Brandeis University near ...

A Conversation with Gore Vidal

Thomas Powers: Meeting Gore Vidal, 31 July 2014

... and turned a scholar into a suppressor of evidence. I suggested the problem was one mentioned by David HackettFischer, that history is what the evidence says it is. If the evidence is fragmentary, misleading or missing, then the history is just going to be wrong, or at best incomplete. No, no, no. That was alright as ...

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