Robert Darnton and The Great Cat Massacre: Introduction

According to Peter Burke, the historian-journalist Robert Darnton used to read Burckhardt’s The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy hiding the book inside a Playboy magazine, while he worked at The New York Times. That is part of the myth. The fact is that Darnton wrote, in 1984, The Great Cat Massacre, a title that sounds moreSigue leyendo «Robert Darnton and The Great Cat Massacre: Introduction»