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Macaulay, the shaping of the historian

by John Leonard Clive

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Published by Belknap Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859,
    • Historians -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography,
    • Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1800-1837

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Clive.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA3.M3 C5 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 538 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages538
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2732346M
      ISBN 100674540050
      LC Control Number86026515

      duty which properly belongs to the historian have been appropriated by the historical novelist. On the other hand, to extract the philosophy of history, to direct our judgment of events and men, to trace the connection of causes and 4 See especially John Clive, Macaulay, The Shaping of the Historian (Cambridge.   Island Stories by David Reynolds review – how British history is shaping Brexit Dreams of empire, blitz spirit, a country in decline this crisp and concise book shows that competing visions Author: Fintan O’Toole.

      Book reviewed in this article An Interpretation of Universal History. By Jose Ortega Y Gasset. Translated by Mildred Adams. (New York: W. W. Norton, Inc., Pp.   Hugh taught economics at Clemson University from the late s until and was instrumental in shaping that school’s economics department into one of the finest in the nation. The other inspiration for Thomas’s name is the great English historian, essayist, and poet Thomas Babington Macaulay ().

      Macaulay has always inspired both admiration and hostility in India. Ever since he served on the Supreme Council of India in the s, his thinking and policies have had a profound, transformative impact on the subcontinent. Today, some Dalit activists even celebrate him as their liberator from caste tyranny. Macaulay is the. home table of content united architects – essays table of content all sites Macaulay, Thomas Babington British, – Thomas Babington Macaulay wrote histories, polemics, book reviews, and government reports rather than essays on subjects such as friendship or his own position in the world. Although his prose has distinct marks of a personality, he never.


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Biography. Born Hans Leo Kleyff (later Born: SeptemBerlin, Germany. The book does not cover all of Macaulay’s life but instead examines what the sub-title indicates–the shaping of the historian, the forces that shaped Macaulay up to when he started writing history.`.

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In this book, based in large part on manuscript sources hitherto never fully exploited, historian John Clive shows us Macaulay the child, the youth, and the burgeoning historian and statesman--against the background of pre-Victorian England, in which he.

Macaulay: The Tragedy of Power (review) but not until John Clive's Macaulay: The Shaping of the Historian () did the once-celebrated parliamentarian, essayist, and.

The book does not cover all of Macaulay's life but instead examines what the sub-title indicates -- the shaping of the historian, the forces that shaped Macaulay up to when he started writing history.

Clive's book has been well-received and was given the National Book Award in History in and the Robert Livingston Schuyler Award of the.

Macaulay - Pioneer of India's Modernization is a biography of this influential figure, in which Zareer Masani traces Macaulay's journey from a child prodigy, historian and parliamentary orator in London to imperial administrator in India, and then revered elder statesman back in Britain, giving a vivid sense of a brilliant, eccentric /5.

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Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay, PC (25 October – 28 December ) was a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer; his books on British history were hailed as literary masterpieces.

He held political office as Secretary at War between and and Paymaster-General between and Thereafter many things intervened to displace her from my mind until in a portrait of Catharine Macaulay attracted the attention of two visitors to a Yorkshire country house.

This book is the result. Many people have given generously of. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay PC (25 October – 28 December ) was an English poet, historian, and Whig politician.

He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. He also held political office as Secretary at War between and and Paymaster-General between and The son and eldest child of Alma mater: Trinity College, Cambridge.

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1. Life and works. Sources for Catharine Macaulay’s early life are scarce, and modern historians have relied on the account published by Mary Hays in her Female Biography (Hays–; Hill1–24). Hays represents Macaulay’s childhood as a .Macaulay: The Shaping of the Historian, John Clive: Malcolm Lowry: A Biography, Douglas Day: Children's Books: The Court of the Stone Children, Eleanor Cameron: Contemporary Affairs: The Briar Patch, Murray Kempton: Fiction: Gravity's Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon: A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories, Isaac Bashevis Singer: History.

8 ‘Frederic the Great’ (Apr. ) in Macaulay, Lord, Essays and lays of ancient Rome (Londonpopular edn), p. Frederic's tolerance is confirmed by Hubatsch, Walther, Frederick the Great of Prussia: absolutism and administration (London, ), p. John Clive's most recent assessment of Macaulay confirms that Frederick's maintenance of a ‘free Author: Timothy C.

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