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attitude, himself contrasted the "hard core of facts" in history with the "surrounding
pulp of disputable interpretation" 4 — forgetting perhaps that the pulpy part of the
fruit is more rewarding than the hard core. First get your facts straight, then ...
Its status as a historical fact will turn on a question of interpretation. This element
of interpretation enters into every fact of history. May I be allowed a personal
reminiscence? When I studied ancient history in this university many years ago, ...
the facts of history finds us, therefore, in an apparently precarious situation,
navigating delicately between the Scylla of an untenable theory of history as an
objective compilation of facts, of the unqualified primacy of fact over interpretation
, and ...
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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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