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 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 long- term 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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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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