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It was absurd to suppose that ' blind fate has produced all the effects which we
see in the world ' . Men were ... But it was accepted doctrine that history consisted
in marshalling the events of the past in an orderly sequence of cause and effect .
Just as from the infinite ocean of facts the historian selects those which are
significant for his purpose , so from the multiplicity of sequences of cause and
effect he extracts those , and only those , which are historically significant ; and
Indeed , if I were addicted to formulating laws of history , one such law would be
to the effect that the group - call it a class , a nation , a continent , a civilization ,
what you will — which plays the leading role in the advance of civilization in one
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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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LECTURE PAGE I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS I
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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What Is History?: The George Macaulay Trevelyan Lectures Delivered in the ...
E. H. Carr
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