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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In 1935 an English publisher brought out an abbreviated translation of
Bernhardt's work — a selection from Bernhardt's selection; perhaps one third of
the original was omitted. Sutton, a well- known translator from the German, did
his job ...
The English Whig historians of the nineteenth century attributed the rise of British
power and prosperity to the development of political institutions embodying the
principles of constitutional liberty. Gibbon and the English nineteenth-century ...
It is, however, not the waning of faith in reason among the intellectuals and the
political thinkers of the English-speaking world which perturbs me most, but the
loss of the pervading sense of a world in perpetual motion. This seems at first
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - msaucier818 - LibraryThing
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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