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Northwestern History Newsletter, Winter 2020

A Message from the Chair

Laura Hein, in the pastHistorians spend a lot of time thinking about the ways that today’s world echoes the past, both in the context of our own lives and far longer spans. My colleagues who work on Medieval and Renaissance Europe split on whether our compatriots will handle the corona virus much like the bubonic plague—Joel Mokyr predicts that scientific rationality will help but Dyan Elliott is less sanguine...

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