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The secret of world history : selected writings on the art and science of history / Leopold von Ranke ; edited, with translations, by Roger Wines.

; Wines, Roger
New York : Fordham University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0823210510, 0823210502

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Other Authors Wines, Roger.
Subjects Europe -- History.
Histoire -- Philosophie.
History -- Philosophy.
Description x, 276 pages, [2] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-271) and index.
Contents I. Autobiographical dictation -- II. The historian's craft : four working statements. Introduction to The history of the Latin and Teutonic nations. Introduction to The history of the popes. Introduction to The history of the Reformation in Germany. Critique of Guicciardini -- III. The relationship of history, politics, and philosophy. History and philosophy. On the relation of and distinction between history and politics -- IV. Universal tendencies in history -- The great powers. The epochs of modern history -- V. Individual personalities in history : three portraits. Pope Paul IV. Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg. Cardinal Richelieu -- VI. Personal reflections on history. The holy hieroglyph. The state of historical research. Historical research. History and biography. On universal history : I-III. Spirit and state in history. Freedom and necessity. The great combinations. Power, morality, and the primacy of foreign affairs. Power and spiritual force in history. The historian's task. The historian's ideal. The historian's office. An historian must be old. Thoughts at eighty. His old students. The legacy.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7985453
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ranke, Leopold von, 1795-1886.
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