Not by fact alone: essays on the writing and reading of history

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Knopf, 1989 - History - 334 pages
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Essays on Thomas Babington Macaulay; Edward Gibbon; Thomas Carlyle; Jules Michelet; Alexis de Tocqueville; and other topics.

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A kind of writing workshop report on the great historians. In series of essays, Clive explains what makes famous historians like Gibbon Maccauley not only great scholars but great writers. Along the ... Read full review

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WHY READ THE GREAT HISTORIANS?
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Gibbons Humor
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Copyright

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