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will commonly assign several causes to the same event. Marshall the economist
once wrote that "people must be warned off by every possible means from
considering the action of any one cause . . . without taking account of the others
confronted with this list of causes of his own compiling, would feel a professional
compulsion to reduce it to order, to establish some hierarchy of causes which
would fix their relation to one another, perhaps to decide which cause, or which ...
We now see that a somewhat similar process is at work in the historian's
approach to causes. The relation of the historian to his causes has the same dual
and reciprocal character as the relation of the historian to his facts. The causes ...
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