Category: The Book That Changed My Life

The environment that changed my history

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Objects That Shaped My Life

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Karen wearing a dirndl  

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Karen wearing a samfu

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Life-changing Articles

We’ve all experienced that lightning-bolt moment when we read something that inspires us to see the past in new ways, or propels us on a whole new intellectual trajectory. In our new series, The Book That Changed My Life, historians discuss a piece of writing, large or small, fiction or non-fiction, that has shaped the way they approach their craft. This month Zora Simic reflects on her love of history articles, and considers two in particular, that have changed the way she sees the world.

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