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 the distinction between historical and unhis- torical facts is not rigid or
constant; and any fact may, so to speak, be promoted to the status of historical
fact once its relevance and significance is discerned. We now see that a
somewhat similar ...
Like the ancient civilizations of Asia, the classical civilization of Greece and
Rome was basically unhis- torical. As we have already seen, Herodotus as the
father of history had few children; and the writers of classical antiquity were on
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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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