The Whig interpretation of history

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G. Bell and sons, 1931 - History - 132 pages
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Review: The Whig Interpretation of History

User Review  - Douglas Wilson - Goodreads

Butterfield is a superb writer, and is obviously learned. Reading this book was like watching someone put five coats of high gloss paint on a rotten board. Relativistic to the core. Put me down as a whig. Read full review

Review: The Whig Interpretation of History

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Easily readable in an evening and best consumed whole, Herbert Butterfield's book is a wonderful indictment of the historical meta-narratives that are typical of 'Whig' historians. He rightly cautions ... Read full review

Contents

THE UNDERLYING ASSUMPTION
9
THE HISTORICAL PROCESS
34
HISTORY AND JUDGMBNTS OF VALUE THE ART OF THE HISTORIAN
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