This collection by the distinguished Dutch historian Johan Huizinga (1872-1945) reflects the theme of its key essay, The Task of Cultural History," throughout its pages. Huizinga's conception of cultural history informs both his essays on historiographic questions and those on such figures as John of Salisbury, Abelard, Joan of Arc, Erasmus, and Grotius.
Originally published in 1984.
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Table of Contents:
- FrontMatter, pg. 1
- Contents, pg. 5
- INTRODUCTION by Bert F. Hoselitz, pg. 9
- PART I. History, pg. 15
- PART II. The Middle Ages, pg. 157
- PART III. The Renaissance, pg. 241
- NOTES, pg. 343
- INDEX, pg. 371
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