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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In the 1920's, we moved into a period in which change was beginning to be
associated with fear for the future, and could be thought of as change for the
worse — a period of the rebirth of conservative thinking. Like Acton's liberalism,
... a civilization, what you will — which plays the leading role in the advance of
civilization in one period is unlikely to play a similar role in the next period, and
this for the good reason that it will be too deeply imbued with the traditions,
... inspire this question are obvious. But I suspect none the less that it is wrongly
put. History has known many turning-points, where the leadership and initiative
have passed from one group, from one sector of the world, to another: the period
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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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