Thanks Tom. Reminds me a tad of "Tradition and the Individual Talent."
Tom Gray wrote:
> All history is contemporary history, says Benedetto Croce in History
> as the Story of Liberty: "However remote in time events may seem to
> be, every historical judgment refers to present needs and situations.
> "That is why history has to be written and rewritten from one
> generation to another. The act of composition can never end. (160-61)
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Montgomery"
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>> Anyone familiar with the exact source of this quote I
>> found attributed toBenedetto Croce:
>> "All history is contemporary history."
>> Sounds vaguely familiar. :)
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