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... take as my text two passages relating respectively to the first and second
incarnations of The Cambridge Modern History. Here is Acton in his report of
October 1896 to the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press on the work
which he had ...
And Acton wrote his own epitaph in the introductory note to the first volume of the
Cambridge Modern History, published just after his death, when he lamented that
the requirements pressing on the historian "threaten to turn him from a man of ...
Let me quote from the last volume of the first Cambridge Modern History,
published in 1910, a highly perceptive comment from a writer who was anything
but a Marxist and had probably never heard of Lenin: The belief in the possibility
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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
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