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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
The Revolution , or as we say Liberalism ' , is a striking phrase from a letter of
1887 . ' The method of modern progress ' , he said in a lecture on modern history
ten years later , ' was revolution ' ; and in another lecture he spoke of the advent
that ' the reign of ideas ' meant liberalism , and that liberalism meant revolution .
In Acton ' s lifetime , liberalism had not yet spent its force as a dynamic of social
change . In our day , what survives of liberalism has everywhere become a ...
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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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From Nursery Rhymes to Nationhood: Children's Literature and the ...
Elizabeth A. Galway
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