To articulate what is past does not mean to recognise 'how it really was'. It means to take control of a memory, as it flashes in a moment of danger.
- Walter Benjamin, 'On the Concept of History'
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link to the .pdf '"When Did the Swiss Get so Rich?" Comparing Living Standards in Switzerland and Europe, 1800-1913' by Roman Studer (Journal of European Economic History, 2008)