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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A good introduction to historiography and the concept of evaluating the messenger of historical facts. But where I knock off stars is where Carr neglects to examine his own position. Though the essays ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gina - Goodreads

A good introduction to historiography and the concept of evaluating the messenger of historical facts. But where I knock off stars is where Carr neglects to examine his own position. Though the essays ... 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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