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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But what I want to make clear is that the increased individualiza- tion which
accompanied the rise of the modern world was a normal process of advancing
civilization. A social revolution brought new social groups to positions of power.
tion which he makes; history is shot through and through with relativity. In Karl
Mannheim's words, "even the categories in which experiences are subsumed,
collected, and ordered vary according to the social position of the observer." 3
But it is ...
tion to the words of my senior by half a generation, Bertrand Russell: "I grew up in
the full flood of Victorian optimism, and . . . something remains with me of the
hopefulness that then was easy." 6 In 1920, when Bury wrote his book The Idea
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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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