” It’s not right to think about all of Jewish-German history as shrouded by the smoke of the crematorium. “


” I find it very hard to write about Jewish history. “


” History is admirably dangerous. It is not the soft option. Teachers need to be grown up and brave. Sensitivity is fine, but it stops at the door of honest narrative. “


” The Bible, for all its riches, is not a document of social history. “



All 4 Simon Schama Quotes about History in picture


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I find it very hard to write about Jewish history.


History is admirably dangerous. It is not the soft option. Teachers need to be grown up and brave. Sensitivity is fine, but it stops at the door of honest narrative.
The Bible, for all its riches, is not a document of social history.
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