Dance class

April 10, 1998

Prone to introspection about the state and prospects of their discipline, economic historians showed a rather more cheerful side to their collective character as they held their annual conference last weekend at Leeds University: dancing was seen for the first time ever at the event. "The editors of the Economic History Review were to be seen strutting their stuff," confided one awestruck onlooker. The referees' report on their performance can presumably be expected shortly.

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