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" I take it, universal history, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the history of the great men who have worked here. "
Pestalozzi: An Account of His Life and Work - Side 120
af Henry Holman - 1908 - 322 sider
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Jared M. Diamond - 1997 - 540 sider
...extreme is the view of the historian Thomas Carlyle: "Universal history, the history of what man [sic] has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here." At the opposite extreme is the view of the Prussian statesman Otto von Bismarck, who unlike Carlyle...
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Faith and Doubt: Religion and Secularization in Literature from Wordsworth ...

R. L. Brett - 1997 - 284 sider
...scientific approach to their subject, Carlyle saw history not as the product of impersonal forces, but as at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here ... all things that we see standing accomplished in the world are properly the outer material result,...
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Heinrich von Stein

Markus Bernauer - 1998 - 668 sider
...wie die germanischen Götter, mit denen die Vorlesung beginnt: For, as I take it, Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world,...History of the Great Men who have worked here. They were Carlyle, „On Heroes", Bibl. 331, S. 103. " AaO, S. 145f. leaders of men, these great ones; the modellers,...
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Lessons of Romanticism: A Critical Companion

Thomas Pfau, Robert F. Gleckner - 1998 - 492 sider
..."The common man is nothing to him [Carlyle]," (24445). The opening passage of On Heroes says as much: "The history of what man has accomplished in this...the History of the Great Men who have worked here" (3). The rest are there to be commanded.8 Thoreau never doubts that some men are extraordinary, but...
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Origins of Genius: Darwinian Perspectives on Creativity

Dean Keith Simonton - 1999 - 321 sider
...creative minds. As Thomas Carlyle proclaimed in his famous 1841 essay On Heroes, "Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world,...the History of the Great Men who have worked here." Among those he discussed at length as illustrations were Dante and Shakespeare, two of the greatest...
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Patriots and Tyrants: Ten Asian Leaders

Ross Marlay, Clark D. Neher - 1999 - 372 sider
...answer the question, Who makes history, the "great man" or "the masses"? Thomas Carlyle wrote that "the history of what man has accomplished in this...bottom the history of the Great Men who have worked here."2 The other side of this long-standing intellectual debate was forthrightly stated by Friedrich...
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Building the Responsive Campus: Creating High Performance Colleges and ...

William G. Tierney - 1999 - 196 sider
...leadership can be leamed or if it simply comes naturally. Since well before Thomas Carlyle's statement, "(the) history of what man has accomplished in this...world ... is at bottom the History of the Great Men" (1897, p. 1l, many have believed that leaders are born, not made. Others have assumed that we can teach...
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The Avoidable War: Pierre Laval and the Politics of Reality, 1935-1936

J. Kenneth Brody - 1999 - 388 sider
...was Thomas Carlyle who proposed the Hero as the motivating force of history and who concluded that, the history of what man has accomplished in this world is at bottom the History of Great Men who have worked here. They were leaders of men, these Great Men, the modellers, patterns,...
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The Insatiability of Human Wants: Economics and Aesthetics in Market Society

Regenia Gagnier - 2000 - 268 sider
...SIX Practical Aesthetics II On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in the 1980s Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world,...the History of the Great Men who have worked here — Thomas Carlyle /\ modern fashion in the nineteenth century led writers to reflect on the most recent...
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The Epic Hero

Dean A. Miller - 2000 - 522 sider
...Great — that is, of "heroes" risen above the ruck; and Carlyle duly notes that "Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world,...bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here."49 From cynosure and model/icon of a warrior society, to representation of the ancient seminal...
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