A City Guide To Batumi for Thus historical study prompts us to acknowledge that the nationstate is not an indelible feature of political life and may not be the chief political unit in the future. Quentin Skinner, an English political theorist, writes that studying the history of thought demonstrates the extent to which those features of our own arrangements which we may be disposed to accept as traditional or even timeless truths may in fact be the merest contingencies of our particular history and social structure. . . . Our society places unrecognizable constraints upon our 22 thinking politics imaginations. . A City Guide To Batumi 2016.