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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The belief, popular less than fifty years ago, that civilization was invented in the
Nile valley in the fourth millennium B.C. is no more credible today than the
chronology which placed the creation of the world in 4004 B.C. Civilization, the
birth of ...
the observed fact that the effort which is needed to drive civilization forward dies
away in one place and is later resumed at another, so that whatever progress we
can observe in history is certainly not continuous either in time or in place.
... the future as the greatest historical work produced in Cambridge during the
past decade has been written entirely outside the history department, and without
any assistance from it: I refer to Dr. Need- ham's Science and Civilization in
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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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