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Namier was a true conservative—not a typical English conservative, who when
scratched turns out to be 75 per cent liberal, but a conservative such as we have
not seen among British historians for more than a hundred years. Between the ...
In the nineteenth century British historians with scarcely an exception regarded
the course of history as a demonstration of the principle of progress: they
expressed the ideology of a society in a condition of remarkably rapid progress.
climax at the moment when British prosperity, power, and self-confidence were at
their height; and British writers and British historians were among the most ardent
votaries of the cult. The phenomenon is too familiar to need illustration, but I ...
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Edward Hallett Carr’s What is History? is still a remarkable work of historiography fifty years after it was written. Originally written as a series of lectures at Cambridge University in 1961 the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
THE HISTORIAN AND HIS FACTs
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
THE WIDENING HoRIZON