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Author Burckhardt, Jacob, 1818-1897.

Title Reflections on history / Jacob Burckhardt
Published Indianapolis : Liberty Classics, [1979]


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Description 353 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : portrait ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introductory -- Theme -- The qualifications of the nineteenth century for the study of history -- 2. The three powers -- The state -- Religion -- Culture -- On the historical considerations of poetry -- 3. The reciprocal action of the three powers -- Culture determined by the state -- Culture determined by religion -- The state determined by religion -- The state determined by culture -- Religion determined by the state -- Religion as determined by culture -- 4. The crises of history -- Supplementary remarks on the origin and nature of the present crisis -- 5. The great men of history -- 6. On fortune and misfortune in history
Notes "Follows the text, with minor stylistic and spelling changes, of the translation by 'M. D. H.' (M. D. Hottinger) published in London in 1943 by George Allen & Unwin, ltd.... American edition was published by Pantheon Books, inc. in 1943 under the title Force and freedom."
Introd. by G. Dietze
Translation of Weltgeschichtliche Betrachtungen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject History -- Philosophy.
LC no. 78024385
ISBN 0913966371
091396638X (paperback)
Other Titles Weltgeschichtliche Betrachtungen. English