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  • An Epic Drama Unfolding: An Emerging Genre of Current History We are living in the Anthropocene era in which humans are the principal drivers shaping global events. Interconnections, interdependence and the unpredictability of their consequences ...

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    Greetings: For some of us, this "problem" never goes away and it continues to make the study of history exciting and interesting. I agree with you that historians are usually expected to have some kind of specialization and it is good to have, as ...

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    Dear Casey; Congratulations on your success so far! I, too, am by nature far more of a generalist than a specialist, but was lucky enough to end up in a doctoral program in comparative transnational history that required me to define myself beyond a place ...

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    Hello Casey, Is there any common thread that runs through all of those disparate times and places for you? Some common human problem or behavior, some facet of civilization or anything else that you find in all or many of them? That could be a ...

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    Casey, I graduated with my Master's degree in May 2015 and I experienced the same problems in regard to focus that you address in your message.  I love history and the end of each semester left me with a list of topics I wanted to research and write ...

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