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an unpublished note quoted by his editor, to have reached this conclusion: St.
Augustine looked at history from the point of view of the early Christian; Tillemont,
from that of a seventeenth-century Frenchman; Gibbon, from that of an ...
... lecture was to assume that the thought behind the act, which the his- 1 Quoted
in Barbara Wertheim Tuchman: The Zimmermann Telegram (New York: Viking
Press; 1958), p. 180. 2 The phrase is quoted from Berlin: Historical Inevitability, p.
been sufficiently castigated by Professor Knowles, who in his inaugural lecture
quoted Motley's denunciation of Philip II ("if there are vices . . . from which he was
exempt, it is because it is not permitted by human nature to attain perfection even
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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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