On Australia’s Pseudo-Herodotus

An excellent book review by historian’s historian, Ross Fitzgerald: The Eclipse of Manning Clark.
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3 Responses to On Australia’s Pseudo-Herodotus

  1. Bruce of Newcastle says:

    Herodotus was a lot of fun. I’m fairly sure he turned up in Thebes fresh off the boat and asked a random functionary about stuff, whereupon that functionary told him a bunch of stories taller than Khufu’s pyramid. He was a cross between a historian and a tabloid journo. But since he invented the art of history telling I forgive him. Also I like tabloids, they’re distilled culture.

    Never had the urge to read Manning Clark or Ross Fitzgerald. Nor Peter Fitzsimian for that matter.

  2. Toby says:

    CL: Microsoft has marked this site unsafe. They are trying to cancel you.

  3. C.L. says:

    Thanks, Toby. Nothing I can do about it.
    Therefore, I don’t really care.

    I’m surprised anyone uses MS Edge.

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