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Acton , who fully recognized this truth , sought for an escape from it in history itself
: History [ he wrote ) must be our deliverer not only from the undue influence of
other times , but from the undue influence of our own , from the tyranny of ...
Nor should we forget those great men who stood so far in advance of their own
time that their greatness was recognized only by succeeding generations . What
seems to me essential is to recognize in the great man an outstanding individual
... in society and in history — a capacity which , as I suggested in an earlier
lecture , is partly dependent on his capacity to recognize the extent of his
involvement in that situation , to recognize , that is to say , the impossibility of total
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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 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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