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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Contents

The Use of the Past
3
WHY READ THE GREAT HISTORIANS?
13
Gibbons Humor
55
Copyright

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