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The desire to postulate individual genius as the creative force in history is
characteristic of the primitive stages of historical consciousness . The ancient
Greeks liked to label the achievements of the past with the names of eponymous
Richard II and Catherine the Great represented powerful social forces in the
England of the fourteenth century and in the Russia of the eighteenth century :
but so also did Wat Tyler and Pugachev , the leader i Quoted in B . W . Tuchman ,
But the higher degree of creativity may perhaps be assigned to those great men
who , in like Cromwell or Lenin , helped to mould the forces which carried them to
greatness , rather than to those who , like Napoleon or Bismarck , rode to ...
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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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Going back to re-read old university textbooks for fun must be a sign of incipient nostalgia for the lost days of youth. That or masochism. I didn’t get a nostalgic buzz (possibly as I was young and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LECTURE PAGE I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
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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