15 April 2011

books books books: Carlo Ginzburg's History, Rhetoric and Proof (University Press of New England, 1999) and Wooden Eyes: Nine Reflections on Distance (Columbia University Press, 2001) and more Grafton, Defenders of the Text: The Traditions of Scholarship in an Age of Science (Harvard University Press, 1991).

Ginzburg wanted to be a novelist and then a painter before his teachers told him he would be a great historian.

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