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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No document can tell us more than what the author of the document thought —
what he thought had happened, what he thought ought to happen or would
happen, or perhaps only what he wanted others to think he thought, or even only
Nor is this the only, or perhaps the most significant, change. It is by no means
clear that the world centre of gravity now resides, or will continue for long to
reside, in the English-speaking world, with its Western European annex. It
appears to be ...
The changed shape of the world resulting from these events has brought with it a
relative decline in the weight, certainly of this country, perhaps of the English-
speaking countries as a whole, in world affairs. But relative decline is not
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - antiquary - LibraryThing
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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