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his own values an objectivity beyond history , an “ objective ' historian can be
said to be one ' with a capacity to rise above the limited vision of his own situation
in society and in history ' , and with ' the capacity to project his vision into the
... facts , comes perilously near to treating history as something spun out of the
human brain , and leads back to the conclusion referred to by Sir George Clark in
the passage which I quoted earlier , that ' there is no “ objective " historical truth ' .
Everyone knows today that the price of oil or soap does not vary in response to
some objective law of supply and demand . Everyone knows , or thinks he knows
, that slumps and unemployment are man - made : governments admit , indeed ...
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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
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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From Nursery Rhymes to Nationhood: Children's Literature and the ...
Elizabeth A. Galway
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