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Facts alone are wanted in life . ' Nineteenth - century historians on the whole
agreed with him . When Ranke in the 1830s , in legitimate protest against
moralizing history , remarked that the task of the historian was ' simply to show
how it really ...
It would not be a plausible explanation of this phenomenon to maintain that more
individuals wanted war , or fewer wanted peace , in the first half of the twentieth
century than in the last three - quarters of the nineteenth . It is difficult to believe ...
I do not I know , and have never wanted to know , why this happens ; if pressed , I
should probably attribute it to a propensity in milk to boil over , which is true
enough but explains nothing . But then I am not a natural scientist . In the same
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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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