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Carr acknowledged that accidents can modify the course of history , but argued
that they should not enter into the historian ' s hierarchy of significant causes .
The accident of Lenin ' s premature death played a role in the history . of the
In the language of biology , we might say that the historical law is realized
through the natural selection of accidents . ' I confess that I find this theory
unsatisfying and unconvincing . The role of accident in history is nowadays
The George Macaulay Trevelyan Lectures Delivered in the University of
Cambridge January-March 1961 Edward Hallett Carr, Robert William Davies. lem
of accident in history must , I believe , be sought in a quite different order of ideas
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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
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Elizabeth A. Galway
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