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But when points of this kind are raised , I am reminded of Housman's remark that '
accuracy is ! a duty , not a virtue ' . ' To praise a historian for his accuracy is like
praising an architect for using well seasoned timber or properly mixed concrete ...
Or take Burckhardt's censorious remark about the Thirty Years War : ' It is
scandalous for a creed , no matter whether it is Catholic or Protestant , to place its
salvation above the integrity of the nation ' . ' It was extremely difficult for a
... this accident touched off a train of events which led Sir Winston Churchill to
remark that ' a quarter of a million persons died of this monkey's bite ' ? Or take
again Trotsky's comment on the fever contracted while shooting ducks which put
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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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