Robert Darnton Quotes

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Robert Darnton quotes: I arrived from Harvard, where I had studied philosophy and the history of ideas, with a bias toward literature and formal thought. I arrived from Harvard, where I had studied philosophy and the history of ideas, with a bias toward literature and formal thought.
Robert Darnton quotes: The notion of 'history from below' hit the history profession in England very hard around the time I came to Oxford in the early 1960s. The notion of 'history from below' hit the history profession in England very hard around the time I came to Oxford in the early 1960s.
Robert Darnton quotes: Texts are always in flux. Texts are always in flux.
Robert Darnton quotes: Digital data are more fragile than printed material. Digital data are more fragile than printed material.
Robert Darnton quotes: I worked for a brief spell as a journalist, but soon I discovered that I didn't want to be a journalist - I wanted to be a historian. I worked for a brief spell as a journalist, but soon I discovered that I didn't want to be a journalist - I wanted to be a historian.
Robert Darnton quotes: It's important to make clear to all the schools at Harvard the central role of the library. It's important to make clear to all the schools at Harvard the central role of the library.
Robert Darnton quotes: The fact that I spend a lot of time in the 18th century doesn't mean I'm not concerned with the 21st. The fact that I spend a lot of time in the 18th century doesn't mean I'm not concerned with the 21st.
Robert Darnton quotes: The American revolutionaries believed in the power of the word. But they had only word of mouth and the printing press. We have the Internet. The American revolutionaries believed in the power of the word. But they had only word of mouth and the printing press. We have the Internet.
Robert Darnton quotes: People think that when you use Google you're finding exactly what you need, but really, you need expert help. People think that when you use Google you're finding exactly what you need, but really, you need expert help.
Robert Darnton quotes: News in not what happened but a story about what happened. News in not what happened but a story about what happened.