Essays in the Study and Writing of History / Edition 1

Essays in the Study and Writing of History / Edition 1

by Acton, H. B. Acton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0865970491

ISBN-13: 9780865970496

Pub. Date: 08/01/1986

Publisher: Liberty Fund, Incorporated

History compels us to fasten on abiding issues and rescues us from the temporary and transient.

Volume II brings together Acton's distinguished writings on history. Included is his famous Inaugural Lecture at Cambridge, "The Study of History."

Writing on many diverse topics, Acton argues that history demonstrates progress and unity through the story of

Overview

History compels us to fasten on abiding issues and rescues us from the temporary and transient.

Volume II brings together Acton's distinguished writings on history. Included is his famous Inaugural Lecture at Cambridge, "The Study of History."

Writing on many diverse topics, Acton argues that history demonstrates progress and unity through the story of liberty and that the study of history should be impartial, based on archival research, and founded in moral judgment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865970496
Publisher:
Liberty Fund, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/1986
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
607
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.51(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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