Debates with historians

by Pieter Geyl

Publisher: Fontana/Collins in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 286 Downloads: 655
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StatementPieter Geyl.
SeriesFontana modern classics
The Physical Object
Pagination286p.
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18332890M

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First, Geyl is a great writer, even in translation. He is concise, witty, clear and artful. Second, he takes on interesting subjects. I suppose this book is more historiography than history, and interest in Ranke and Michelet may not be high among US readers today, but Geyl has much to Cited by: I suppose this book is more historiography than history, and interest in Ranke and Michelet may not be high among US readers today, but Geyl has much to say about the history his historians wrote about.

Third, Geyl's view of what history should be is deeply humanistic and persuasive. Please, please read this or some other Geyl work/5(4). Debates with Historians book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Debates with Historians book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Debates with Historians book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Home; My Books;/5. Debates with historians. New York, Meridian Books [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Pieter Geyl; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries). Many historians point to Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin as the first book in the United States to experience a ban on a national scale.

The Confederacy barred the book from stores not only for its pro-abolitionist agenda, but because it aroused heated debates about slavery (some historians argue that the book catalyzed the Civil War).Author: Amy Brady.

It is clear that he would have written a very different book to the one that I produced, and I hope it is not too trite a response to say that this perhaps bears out the founding observation of Debates on the Holocaust (and it is hardly an original thought) that historians read and write History in very different contexts.

As I say on page nine. The American Library Association (ALA) has tracked book challenges, which are attempts to remove or restrict materials, since Last year, the ALA recorded reported book challenges in the United States, a % increase from the reported challenges in   Historians have traditionally regarded the series of seven debates between Stephen A.

Douglas and Abraham Lincoln during the Illinois state election campaign as among the most significant. The Historikerstreit (German: [hɪsˈtoːʁɪkɐˌʃtʁaɪt], "historians' dispute") was a dispute in the late s in West Germany between conservative and left-of-center academics and other intellectuals about how to incorporate Nazi Germany and the Holocaust into German historiography and, more generally, into the German people's view of themselves.

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