How to read the history of the past: History is the art of looking past things and looking forward to the future

You might be surprised to learn how to read history without being told about the past.But if you're looking for an explanation of the world through the eyes of someone who is a little more than a decade older than you, you might want to look at a recent study published in the journal History.The authors of the study looked at the history and social history of various European countries and found t...