Category Archives: Breen, Timothy H.
In separate interviews, Timothy Breen and, at [14:00], Franklin Ford consider the study of history. Is the past prologue? Do historians agree that the past is in fact recognizable? How does history’s changing landscape affect historians’ views of the future? At … Continue reading
Edmund Morgan and Timothy Breen address the historical and ideological influence of New England Puritans, which remains in the thinking of Americans. The conversation turns to the scholars’ focus on the historical enterprise in general, their attitudes toward the past, and … Continue reading
Timothy Breen and Edmund Morgan discuss American puritanism and its effects on the nation’s history and modern society. At the time of this interview, Breen, a Fellow at the National Humanities Center (1983-84, 1995-96), was professor of history at Northwestern University. Morgan was professor … Continue reading