Chapter 2. The Other History
“Everything in the universe moves in a rhythm. Nothing happens at random. The underlying factors are, in their turn, subject to the same rhythms as the final product. The whole is not the sum of the parts, but both the whole and parts labor under similar influences.”1 —George Lindsay
It is widely known that Lindsay’s greatest passion was the subject matter in his book, The Other History, which he called “technical history.” Lindsay coined the term (an allusion to technical analysis) to describe the methods explained in this book.
The Other History was Lindsay’s only book. It is not known whether he attempted to go through normal publishing channels, but in the end he self-published the book through Vantage Publishing, ...