Wednesday, August 14, 2013

But, is it History?

You say to yourself: "this story about Sue the Tyrannosaurus Rex is interesting and all, but it is natural history not real history."

Agreed. Real history has to have a human actor. What about this?

A story read on PRI's The World in April 2012 describes the finding of a frozen baby woolly mammoth in Siberia. The mammoth showed signs of being killed by human hunters. Natural history or real history?

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