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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said, "the records of ancient and mediaeval history are starred with lacunae." 9
History has been called an enormous jig-saw with a lot of missing parts. But the
main trouble does not consist of the lacunae. Our picture of Greece in the fifth ...
The picture of mediaeval man as devoutly religious, whether true or not, is
indestructible, because nearly all the known facts about him were pre-selected
for us by people who believed it, and wanted others to believe it, and a mass of
Contrast the values of primitive Christianity with those of the mediaeval papacy,
or the values of the mediaeval papacy with those of the Protestant churches of
the nineteenth century. Or contrast the values promulgated today by, say, the ...
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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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