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... producing in Germany, in Great Britain, and in the United States a vast and
growing mass of dry-as-dust factual histories, of minutely specialized
monographs, of would-be historians knowing more and more about less and less
, sunk without ...
But, even where no such theory has been professed, the practice has often been
no less disquieting. In my own field of study I have seen too many examples of
extravagant interpretation riding roughshod over facts, not to be impressed.
History can be written with this bias as well as another; it is neither more, nor less,
misleading. . . . This book . . . is an attempt to understand how these men felt and
why, in their own estimation, they acted as they did." This statement is precise; ...
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Edward Hallett Carr’s What is History? is still a remarkable work of historiography fifty years after it was written. Originally written as a series of lectures at Cambridge University in 1961 the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
THE HISTORIAN AND HIS FACTs
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
THE WIDENING HoRIZON