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When you take upan historical work , it is not enough to look for the author ' s
name on the title - page : look also for the date of publication or writing - it is
sometimes even more revealing . If the philosopher is right in telling us that we
But , if we look into his prescription of piecemeal social engineering ' , we shall
see how limited is the role which he assigns to reason . Though his definition of '
piecemeal engineering ' is not very precise , we are specifically told that criticism
look forward to a time when the historians and sociologists and political thinkers
of the English - speaking world will regain their courage for that task . It is ,
however , not the waning of faith in reason among the intellectuals and the
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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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