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than to explain what the Tudor monarchy stood for; and Sir Isaiah Berlin, in the
essay which I have just quoted, is terribly worried by the prospect that historians
may fail to denounce Genghis Khan and Hitler as bad men.8 The Bad King John
Professor Toynbee described Mussolini's invasion of Abyssinia in 1935 as a "
deliberate personal sin";8 and Sir Isaiah Berlin in the essay already quoted
insists with great vehemence that it is the duty of the historian "to judge
Charlemagne or ...
It is perhaps unfair to hold Sir Isaiah responsible for his disciples. ... It is Professor
Popper and Sir Isaiah Berlin who between them have flogged this very dead
horse back into a semblance of life; and some patience will be required to clear
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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
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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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