Robert B. Townsend. History's Babel: Scholarship, Professionalization, and the Historical Enterprise in the United States, 1880-1940. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. xiii + 258 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-92392-5; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-92393-2.
Reviewed by Brian M. Ingrassia (Middle Tennessee State University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2013)
Commissioned by K. Stephen Prince