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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This example is of particular interest to me, because I hope soon in my history of
Soviet Russia to approach the problem of ... China is the product of nineteenth-
century Western imperialism, crossed with the influence of the Russian revolution
3 The examination candidate who in answering the question: "Why did revolution
break out in Russia in 1917?" offered only one cause would be lucky to get a
third class. The historian deals in a multiplicity of causes. If he were required to ...
Last term here in Cambridge I saw a talk to some society advertised under the
title: "Was the Russian Revolution Inevitable?" I am sure it was intended as a
perfectly serious talk. But if you had seen a talk advertised on "Were the Wars 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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