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Interpretation of Universal History

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ISBN-10: 0393007510

ISBN-13: 9780393007510

Edition: 1973 (Reprint)

Authors: José Ortega y Gasset, Mildred Adams

List price: $22.95
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The prospectus that announced the creation of The Institute of the Humanities promised an inaugural course of twelve lectures, to be given by its founder and entitled, "Concerning a New Interpretation of International History. (Exposition and Examination of A. J. Toynbee's work, A Study of History.)" But the course as given (in 1948-49) went much farther than that announcement, for the "examination" consisted principally of a critique of Toynbee's work from the point of view of Ortega's own doctrines, together with the unfolding of his personal ideas about the science of history and the progress of peoples--in particular the Romans--with frequent side excursions, meant to be systematic,…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1973
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/17/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.46" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English