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978-0-226-35916-8 / 9780226359168

History as Art and as Science: Twin Vistas on the Past (Midway Reprint Series)

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Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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"Professor Hughes offers an earnest warning: 'Unless there is some emotional tie, some elective affinity linking the student to his subject of study, the results will be pedantic and perfunctory.' In other words, it is only a step from the sublime to the meticulous. Those eager to guard against that sad descent will find History as Art and as Science a guide, a tonic, and an inspiration. Its short, electrifying essays are so magnificently sane and persuasive they should be required reading for every student who contemplates a major in history."Geoffrey Bruun, Saturday Review

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