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The nineteenth century was a great age for facts. “What I want,” said Mr.
Gradgrind in Hard Times, “is Facts. . . . Facts alone are wanted in life.” Nineteenth
-century historians on the whole agreed with him. When Ranke in the 1830's, ...
Historians condone the nineteenth-century colonization of Asia and Africa by the
Western nations on the ground not only of its immediate effects on the world
economy, but of its longterm consequences for the backward peoples of these ...
The English Whig historians of the nineteenth century attributed the rise of British
power and prosperity to the development of political institutions embodying the
principles of constitutional liberty. Gibbon and the English nineteenth-century ...
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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
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