TITLE

A Reply to E. H. Carr's View of Progress

AUTHOR(S)
Elwitt, Sanford H.
PUB. DATE
January 1962
SOURCE
New Republic;1/1/62, Vol. 146 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes E. H. Carr's view of history as a progressive evolution towards egalitarian societies. Views on the Western civilization; Fallacy of Carr's argument on history; Claim of both Marxist and Wilsonian universalists on the end of humanity; Significance of the political and industrial revolutions of 1760-1850 to the European society; Social impact of the liberal democratic revolution in France in 1789; Role of the industrial revolution in the transformation of the economic foundations of Western Society.
ACCESSION #
9947487

 

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