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In the 1920s , we moved into a period in which change was beginning to be
associated with fear for the future , and could be thought of as change for the
worse — a period of the rebirth of conservative thinking . Like Acton ' s liberalism
Clearly there are periods of regression as well as periods of progress . ... a
continent , a civilization , what you will — which plays the leading role in the
advance of civilization in one period is unlikely to play a similar role in the next
period , and ...
Such periods are always times of violent upheavals and struggles for power . The
old authorities weaken , the old landmarks ... What I would suggest is that we are
now passing through such a period . It appears to me simply untrue to say that ...
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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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