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Let us now consider the imposing and significant achievement of one whom most
of us would regard as the greatest British historian to emerge on the academic
scene since the First World War: Sir Lewis Namier. Namier was a true ...
Namier appeared as the conservative historian. He worked in two chosen fields,
and the choice of both was significant. In English history he went back to the last
period in which the ruling class had been able to engage in the rational pursuit of
The intrusion of ideas into the serious business of politics is futile and dangerous:
Namier rubbed in the moral by calling this humiliating failure "the revolution of the
intellectuals." Nor is our conclusion a matter of inference alone; for, though ...
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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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