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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Much of what has been written in English-speaking countries in the last ten years
about the Soviet Union, and in the Soviet Union about the English-speaking
countries, has been vitiated by this inability to achieve even the most elementary
Western Europe, together with the outlying parts of the English-speaking world,
has become an appanage of the North American continent, or, if you like, an
agglomeration in which the United States serves both as power house and as
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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - antiquary - LibraryThing
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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