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The historian is of his own age, and is bound to it by the conditions of human
existence. The very ... Over the past hundred years the changed balance of
power in Europe has reversed the attitude of British historians to Frederick the
Namier was a true conservative—not a typical English conservative, who when
scratched turns out to be 75 per cent liberal, but a conservative such as we have
not seen among British historians for more than a hundred years. Between the ...
In the nineteenth century British historians with scarcely an exception regarded
the course of history as a demonstration of the principle of progress: they
expressed the ideology of a society in a condition of remarkably rapid progress.
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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
The Historian and His Facts
Society and the Individual
History Science and Morality
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