Ignore that. Read this

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Mon Aug 25 19:49:56 UTC 2008

Not in OED.
1997-2002 Alun Munslow _Reappraisals: What Is History?_ [http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/reapp/carr.html]: Carr's unwillingness to accept the ultimate logic of, in this instance, the narrative impositionalism of the historian, and his failure to recognise the representational collapse of history writing, even as he acknowledges that "the use of language forbids him to be neutral" (Carr 1961: 25), has helped blind many among the present generation of British historians to the problematic epistemological nature of the historical enterprise.
Carr was not an extreme relativist. While acknowledging that language itself makes perfect objectivity impossible, he did not believe that historians necessarily impose their own subjective orderings and interpretations on history,  The acceptance of Carr's views, however, has blinded many British historians to many knotty problems. 

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