This week just passed, I handed in my honours dissertation. At 10,000 words*, ‘Between Person and Property: Unfreedom in Narrative Histories of Merovingian Gaul and Lombard Italy‘ isn’t the longest of projects. But it’s easily the longest thing I’ve ever done, in terms of both length and time commitment.
- If it’s all meaningless nonsense, you can pretend you were in on the con from the beginning.
- Foucault almost sounds rude, if you say it slowly. Continue reading “Comforting thoughts for the recent post-structuralist:”
Historians, as a rule, like to trust historians.
Unless they’re from before 1990.