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Namier was a true conservative — not a typical English conservative who when
scratched turns out to be 75 per cent a liberal , but a conservative such as we
have not seen among British historians for more than a hundred years . Between
H . A . L . Fisher in the passage already quoted , which reflects his disillusionment
over the failure of liberal dreams after the first World War , begs his readers to
recognize the play of the contingent and the unforseen ' in history .
I should like in conclusion to develop this contrast ; and , if in this context I use the
words ' liberal ' and ' conservative ' , it will be readily understood that I am not
using them in their sense as labels for British political parties . When Acton ...
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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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