pseudohistorical love



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  • adj. of or pertaining to pseudohistory


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pseudo- +‎ historical


  • I think it would be more accurate to call it pseudohistorical. live Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » Reaganesque

  • I really don't think I have the time to wait while you go through Ruse's "pseudohistorical" phases: "from pseudoscience, through popular science, before finally becoming a professional science."

    Big ideas take time

  • Toke holds the dubious honor of being second only to Dark Porch Theatre's execrable production of Eleanor "a pseudohistorical musical comedy set in the afterlife of Eleanor of Aquitaine" in its lust to capture the prize for the most misguided, most ill-conceived, and most incoherent script of the season.

    George Heymont: Too Many Tokes Over the Line

  • There are perfectly respectable historians whose approach is thoroughly secular who do legitimate history, not pseudohistorical conspiracy-theorist mythicist apologetics.

    Gods, Gospels, and Gotta Think of a Third "G"

  • Whereas YEC used to be mainstream (at least in medieval Europe), pseudohistorical conspiracy-theorist mythicist apologetics never was (and probably/hopefully never will be).

    Gods, Gospels, and Gotta Think of a Third "G"

  • Hey, the Nazis used to justify their deeds by historical and pseudohistorical arguments, they quoted the Nibelungs and lauded the batlle in the Tevtoburg Forest against the Romans.

    Forty Years of Occupation

  • Clarke is writing a pseudohistorical and one far too leisurely and interested in character to be called a thriller.


  • Well, at least that was the pseudohistorical guff I was feeding Megan to get her to come down here in the first place.

    Broken Music, A Memoir

  • The Myth of Nations (2002), Patrick J. Geary's eviscerating account of the pseudohistorical claims on which national identities in many European countries are based.

    The New York Review of Books

  • The Independent an article about how difficult it is to write a (good) novel set in the present versus the somehow (easier) approach that presents a period or pseudohistorical novel.



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