Marshall Poe is the founder of the New Books Network and author of How to Read a History Book: The Hidden History Of History. In this interview, Leanpub co-founder Len Epp talks with Marshall about his background, how he got interested in Russian history, the development of the academic study of history in the United States and its German roots, Wikipedia and the collaborative nature of knowledge, and the creation and success of the New Books Network.
This interview was recorded on December 12, 2019.
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This interview has been edited for conciseness and clarity.