A. J. P. Taylor Quote

History gets thicker as it approaches recent times: more people, more events, and more books written about them. More evidence is preserved, often, one is tempted to say, too much. Decay and destruction have hardly begun their beneficent work.


English History 1914–1945 ([1965] 1975), "Revised Bibliography", p. 729.

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History gets thicker as it approaches recent times: more people, more events, and more books written about them. More evidence is preserved, often,...

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History gets thicker as it approaches recent times: more people, more events, and more books written about them. More evidence is preserved, often,...

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History gets thicker as it approaches recent times: more people, more events, and more books written about them. More evidence is preserved, often,...

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History gets thicker as it approaches recent times: more people, more events, and more books written about them. More evidence is preserved, often,...