“Hey, our department rocks!” *Baa!* *Sproing!*
It’s not that the details aren’t important, but once you’ve got the details worked out, your job is only half done. Calling a list of facts “history” is like calling a heap of sheet metal and bolts a “car”.
History 101: Staying the F*ck out of Russia in the Winter
If I said you had a beautiful interpretation of Marxian theory, would you engage in dialectic with me?