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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It would be dangerous to assume that the power of a modern national community
to mould the character and thought of its individual members, and to produce a
certain degree of conformity and uniformity among them, is any less than that of a
But I shall continue to regard all this individual thinking and oil-burning as a
social phenomenon, the product and expression of a fundamental change in the
character and outlook of our society since 1914. There is no more
tributed the national disasters of the past forty years to a series of accidents, the
vanity of the Kaiser, the election of Hindenburg to the presidency of the Weimar
Republic, Hitler's obsessional character, and so forth — the bankruptcy of a great
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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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