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Since the first world war belief in history as progress has become increasingly
unfashionable . Descent into the depths of despair has sometimes been a trifle
premature : ' Karl Kraus celebrated the collapse of the Austro - Hungarian Empire
But the attempt to avoid generalization and interpretation by confining oneself to
so - called ' technical ' problems of enumeration and analysis is merely to
become the unconscious apologist of a static society . Sociology , if it is to
become a ...
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries man had already become fully
conscious of the world around him and of its laws . They were no longer the
mysterious decrees of an inscrutable providence , but laws accessible to reason .
But they ...
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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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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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