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Everyday History, by Aravinda Pillalamarri

Everyday History, by Aravinda Pillalamarri

  “Studying history is … pretty much useless, isn’t it?” my daughter asked, as if it was fairly obvious. “I mean why read about Columbus discovering America, when it isn’t even true?” Alarmed. All senses alert. Mission: Rescue the field of history. Why? Think. Think. Meanwhile, don’t answer. A weak response merely invites rebuttal....
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