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In Three Volumes. Volume 1, Ancient And Mediaeval; Volume 2, Renaissance, Reformation, Reason; Volume 3, The Liberal Experiment.
Hardcover, 464 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Literary Licensing, LLC (first published September 1st 1969)
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Lauren Albert
An excellent history--well written and engaging. The biases are almost quaint in their pre-PC openness. It made me wonder how our historians will sound to people in 80 years.

It's interesting to read a history written in the 30s before so much had changed. I think I didn't realize consciously how much had changed until I read this. But I think I'm jumping ahead to the second volume which I am now reading.
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English historian, educator, and Liberal politician. He served as President of the Board of Education in David Lloyd George's 1916 to 1922 coalition government.
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“Men wiser and more learned than I have discerned in history a plot, a rhythm, a predetermined pattern. These harmonies are concealed from me. I can see only one emergency following upon another as wave follows upon wave, only one great fact with respect to which, since it is unique, there can be no generalizations; only one safe rule for the historian: that he should recognize in the development of human destinies the play of the contingent and the unforeseen.” 2 likes
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