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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Geyl, the Dutch historian, in his fascinating monograph translated into English
under the title Napoleon: For and Against, shows how the successive judgments
of French nineteenth-century historians on Napoleon reflected the changing and
'Mannheim: Ideology and Utopia, p. 130. 4 This argument has been developed
by the author in The Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1923 (London: Macmillan & Co.;
1950), I, p. 42. 6 Rosebery: Napoleon: The Last Phase, p. 364. 90 WHAT IS ...
But what profit does anyone find today in denouncing the sins of Charlemagne or
of Napoleon? Let us therefore reject the notion of the historian as a hanging
judge, and turn to the more difficult but more profitable question of the passing of
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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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