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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
In the nineteenth century British historians with scarcely an exception regarded
the course of history as a demonstration of the principle of progress : they
expressed the ideology of a society in a condition of remarkably rapid progress .
I should not have exposed these domestic sores to the public gaze but for the fact
that I believe them to be typical of most other British universities and of British
intellectuals in general in the middle years of the twentieth century . That stale old
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - antiquary - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - JonArnold - LibraryThing
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
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The Historian and His Facts
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From Nursery Rhymes to Nationhood: Children's Literature and the ...
Elizabeth A. Galway
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