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In History, It’s The Things We Barely Know That Interest Me

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Despite the manner (names & dates to memorize) in which virtually every teacher and professor approaches history, I have managed to have a fascination with the subject. In spite of them, I guess.

Perhaps it is due to the efforts of one Professor, Professor Norman Graebner of the University of Virginia, who taught me what would normally be considered one of the dullest areas of history in a field most consider dull to begin with.

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