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The Idea of History - Collingwood, R G
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In this book, published posthumously, R. G. Collingwood considers how the modern idea of history has grown up from the time of Herodotus to the present day. To Collingwood, 'history is not contained in books and documents, it lives only as a present interest and pursuit, in the mind of the historian when he criticizes and interprets those documents, and by so doing relives for himself the states of mind into which he inquires'.

The Idea of History 2018, Read & Co. History

ISBN-13: 9781528704793

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The Idea of History 1994, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192853066

Revised edition

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The Idea of History 1961, Oxford Paperbacks, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198810278

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The Idea of History 1956, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195002058

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Idea of History 1946, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198241195