The Whig interpretation of history

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G. Bell and sons, 1931 - History - 132 pages
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User Review  - geoffreymeadows - LibraryThing

This was a good book, attacking some unnecessary assumptions, while encouraging the pursuit of historical questions. To me, this was a statement in favor of history's independence from the dominance ... Read full review

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User Review  - jontseng - LibraryThing

Read today comes across as tamer (and more obvious in hindsight) that its reputation suggests. Like much of Butterfield's work elegant and teasing - you think its saying something important but you're not quite sure what it actually is. Read full review

Contents

THE UNDERLYING ASSUMPTION
9
THE HISTORICAL PROCESS
34
HISTORY AND JUDGMBNTS OF VALUE THE ART OF THE HISTORIAN
90

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