Get a flash of intelligence. Every other historian in his field has condemned his book as flawed and you call Toaff spineless? I think he's honest enough to realise he's jumped to the wrong conclusion. Perhaps he had hoped to make enough dosh to retire, but has had second thoughts about his academic credibility.
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