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The reconstitution of the past in the historian ' s mind is dependent on empirical
evidence . But it is not in itself an empirical process , and cannot consist in a mere
recital of facts . On the contrary , the process of reconstitution governs the ...
History cannot be written unless the historian can achieve some kind of contact
with the mind of those about whom he is writing . The third point is that we can
view the past , and achieve our understanding of the past , only through the eyes
A recent popular writer , speaking of the achievements of science , refers
graphically to the processes of the human mind which , ' rummaging in the
ragbag of observed “ facts ” , selects , pieces and patterns the relevant observed
facts together ...
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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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