Re: Anti-Quatitative History a Reaction to Fogel

Damien Broderick (
Sat, 12 Apr 1997 14:25:46 +0000

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. (Clio was the Muse of history. You'll be delighted to hear
that her attributes were the heroic trumpet and the clepsydra. Ta-ra!)
(Oh, all right. A water clock.)

Damien Broderick