What is History?
A. A. Knopf, 1962 - 209 Seiten
A philosophical interpretation of history, examining the significance of historical study as a science and a reflection of social values.
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Grote, as I have already noted, pointed to Athens as an exemplar for the new
democracy; and I should like to see a study of the extensive and important
lessons consciously or unconsciously imparted to British empire-builders by the
history of ...
Gibbon attributed the decline and fall of the Roman Empire to the triumph of
barbarism and religion. The English Whig historians of the nineteenth century
attributed the rise of British power and prosperity to the development of political ...
The cult of progress reached its climax at the moment when British prosperity,
power, and self-confidence. 4 Gibbon: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
, Ch. xxxviii; the occasion of this digression was the downfall of the Westem
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This was the definition of a dry read. I read this for a graduate class, and my purpose in reading the book was to try and develop an understanding of how we think about research and the past. I did ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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It puzzles me that Carr was taken so seriously as a "distinguished historian" in British academic circles, considering that he spent the first part of his career championing appeasement of Germany and much of the rest admiring Stalin. Vollständige Rezension lesen
I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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