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Equally he insists that history is not the mere handmaiden of the social sciences ,
going to them for its theory and supplying them with materials : I recognise that
many present - day historians are dead because they have no theory . But the ...
What I will call the Bad King John theory of history — the view that what matters in
history is the character and behaviour of individuals — has a long pedigree . The
desire to postulate individual genius as the creative force in history is ...
This was the great age of the birth and development of science ; and theories of
knowledge were strongly influenced by the ... In my first lecture , I suggested that
the study of history was difficult to reconcile with the traditional empiricist theory of
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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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