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The Agenda for "Social Science History"

Kousser, J. Morgan (1977) The Agenda for "Social Science History". Social Science History, 1 (3). pp. 383-391. ISSN 0145-5532.

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I want to take as my texts today statements made to me in correspondence and conversation by two senior quantitative historians. Each statement illustrates what I believe to be misjudgments about the proper methodological priorities for quantitative historians in America today. To spare these historians from publicity which their casual statements were not intended to invite, but mostly to protect myself against reprisal, I shall not name them here.

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Additional Information:© 1977 Social Science History Association. This paper was first given to a panel on "Priorities in American Behavioral History" at the SSHA meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, April 23-24, 1976. I have retained its rhetorical and slightly hyperbolic character deliberately in order to provoke controversy.
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