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his sources and filling his notebooks with facts: then, when this is over, he puts
away his sources, takes out his notebooks, and writes his book from beginning to
end. This is to me an unconvincing and unplausible picture. For myself, as soon ...
There is no more significant pointer to the character of a society than the kind of
history it writes or fails to write. Geyl, the Dutch historian, in his fascinating
monograph translated into English under the title Napoleon: For and Against,
"To Lytton Strachey," writes Professor Trevor-Roper, "historical problems were
always, and only, problems of individual behavior and individual eccentricity. . . .
Historical problems, the problems of politics and society, he never sought to ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - antiquary - LibraryThing
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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