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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And, since Marx is one of those who is often accused of constructing, or believing
in, such a scheme, I will quote by way of summing-up a passage from one of his
letters which puts the matter in its right perspective: Events strikingly similar, but ...
... a state," he wrote in his work on the greatness and decline of the Romans, "
there was a general cause which made the downfall of this state ensue from a
single battle." The Marxists also had some difficulty over this question. Marx wrote
And in The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, Marx spoke of "intellectual
self- consciousness dissolving by a century-old process all traditional ideas." It
was the proletariat which would dissolve the false consciousness of capitalist ...
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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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