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All history is ' contemporary history ' , declared Croce , meaning that history
consists essentially in seeing the past through the eyes of the present and in the
light of its problems , and that the main work of the historian is not to record , but
The past is intelligible to us only in the light of the present ; and we can fully
understand the present only in the light of the past . To enable man to understand
the society of the past and to increase his mastery over the society of the present
The George Macaulay Trevelyan Lectures Delivered in the University of
Cambridge January-March 1961 Edward Hallett Carr, Robert William Davies.
past in the light of the present and of the present in the light of the past . Anything
which , like ...
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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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From Nursery Rhymes to Nationhood: Children's Literature and the ...
Elizabeth A. Galway
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