Re: Anti-Quatitative History a Reaction to Fogel

Robin Hanson (
Sat, 12 Apr 1997 10:34:26 -0700 (PDT)

Damien Broderick writes:
>At 10:42 AM 4/11/97 -1000, Dave Burns wrote:
>>I'm under the impression that [...] now it's very
>>trendy to do stats work in history. It has a buzzword that I've forgotten

Cliometrics is not trendy!? What evidence is there for this. Can
either of you name any person with such a specialty who was hired at a
major university history dept lately?

Robin D. Hanson