Greg Grandin Quote: “Beyond institutional amnesia, a rejection of…”

Beyond institutional amnesia, a rejection of causal analysis is the existential rock on which American Exceptionalism sits. The United States unique sense of itself depends on an ambiguous relationship to the past. History is affirmed, since it is America’s unprecedented historical success that justifies the exceptionalism.

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Name: Greg Grandin
Profession: Historian
Nationality: American
Born: 1962
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