Tuesday, August 6, 2013

An Interesting Observation from a Strange Place

Occasionally one finds interesting observations in the oddest places. This is one such:
It should also be noted that European and North American academia in general suffered during the inter-war period because of severe economic decline and the rise of fascist dictatorships that restricted and corrupted education and research.
And the unlikely source for this observation is:
L. R. Siddall, The Reign of Adad-nirari III (Leiden: Brill, 2013), 3.