Historians Behaving Badly

I found the reaction to posts appearing here and elsewhere over the last few days to be quite educational. As I suspected (from the statistical and record-keeping aspect of administering a blog), traffic was heavy, including a good number of hits from academic institutions (not that there’s anything wrong with that). It’s been my experience that a good number of academic historians savor these sorts of pointed exchanges … they just do so in private (it’s called lurking followed by e-mail). At least I admit to watching “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (precisely because I think it’s a wonderful situation comedy presented as a reality show).

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