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Charles Homer Haskins (1870–1937)

Autor/a de The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century

16+ obres 950 Membres 8 Ressenyes

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Crèdit de la imatge: Oil Creek McClintocks

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The Ancient World to the Reformation (1973) — Col·laborador — 84 exemplars

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I bought this for a quarter this morning. The premise was rather promising. Apparently the text was culled from a rasher of lectures delivered in the 1920s. There is a depressing dearth of example or citation. I would've pitched it were it not for the links to Waddell's Wandering Scholars.
 
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jonfaith | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Feb 22, 2019 |
Rather tough sledding, this book. It came out in 1927, which may account for a bit of archaic style. For another thing, I found this to be couched in a very dry, academic tone. This is not, I would think, a "popular" presentation. It also assumes a fair amount of knowledge of religious affairs, and of philosophy. It's really more of an intellectual history, touching on language, poetry, historical writing, and such. Politics and current events tend to show up only tangentially. For specialists in this area, not a broader audience.… (més)
 
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EricCostello | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Nov 7, 2018 |

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Obres
16
També de
1
Membres
950
Popularitat
#27,088
Valoració
½ 3.6
Ressenyes
8
ISBN
48
Llengües
4

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