What is History?

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A. A. Knopf, 1962 - History - 209 pages
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A philosophical interpretation of history, examining the significance of historical study as a science and a reflection of social values.

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

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. Read full review

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User Review  - MikeFutcher - LibraryThing

A stimulating theoretical overview of the study of history; its main strength is that you don't feel like you have to agree with everything E. H. Carr is advocating, whilst still engaging with his ... Read full review

Contents

I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
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SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
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HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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