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History is a present

December 24, 2013

Prefacing his book of discussions with Mircea Eliade, Claude-Henri Rocquet writes:

“When we say history, let us at least understand memory and then remember that all memory is a present, a now.” (p.ix)

Ref: (italics in original) Mircea Eliade and Claude-Henri Rocquet (c1982) Mircea Eliade Ordeal by Labyrinth: Conversations with Claude-Henri Rocquet. translated by Derek Coltman. The University of Chicago Press: Chicago, London.

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