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 may not be fanciful to suggest that Crete's neglect of the problem of slavery in
Athens reflected the failure of the group to which he belonged to face the problem
of the new English factory working class. Mommsen was a German liberal, ...
Namier was a true conservative — not a typical English conservative, who when
scratched turns out to be 75 per cent liberal, but a conservative such as we have
not seen among British historians for more than a hundred years. Between the ...
I should like in conclusion to develop this contrast; and, if in this context I use the
words "liberal" and "conservative," it will be readily understood that I am not using
them in their sense as labels for British political parties. When Acton spoke of ...
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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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