Blocking the Future: New Solutions for Old Problems in Historical Social Science

  title={Blocking the Future: New Solutions for Old Problems in Historical Social Science},
  author={Peter S. Bearman and Peter Faris and Peter Moody},
  journal={Social Science History},
  pages={501 - 533}
The only true voyage would be not to travel through a hundred different lands with the same pair of eyes, but to see the same land with a hundred different pairs of eyes. Marcel Proust Although it may turn out to be otherwise, this is an early article in what is hoped to be a larger series of studies in the application of network methods to historical problems. This article explores some new solutions to old problems in historical social science and history more generally and provides some… Expand
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