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The Resource The crooked timber of humanity : chapters in the history of ideas, Isaiah Berlin ; edited by Henry Hardy

The crooked timber of humanity : chapters in the history of ideas, Isaiah Berlin ; edited by Henry Hardy

Label
The crooked timber of humanity : chapters in the history of ideas
Title
The crooked timber of humanity
Title remainder
chapters in the history of ideas
Statement of responsibility
Isaiah Berlin ; edited by Henry Hardy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
B29
LC item number
.B4465 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The crooked timber of humanity : chapters in the history of ideas, Isaiah Berlin ; edited by Henry Hardy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain ... in 1990"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pursuit of the ideal -- Decline of utopian ideas in the West -- Giambattista Vico and cultural history -- Alleged relativism in eighteenth-century European thought -- Joseph de Maistre and the origins of Fascism -- European unity and its vicissitudes -- Apotheosis of the romantic will : the revolt against the myth of an ideal world -- Bent twig : on the rise of nationalism
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xi, 277 p.
Isbn
9780679401315
Lccn
90053426
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 482.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Dust jacket. Quarter bound in black cloth, stamped in gilt on spine. Maroon paper over boards, stamped in gilt. Invitation from Columbia University to "the third of three Lionel Trilling Seminars", 1 leaf, laid in. Various articles on various subjects, 4 items, laid in.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23367197
  • ucoclc23367197
Label
The crooked timber of humanity : chapters in the history of ideas, Isaiah Berlin ; edited by Henry Hardy
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain ... in 1990"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pursuit of the ideal -- Decline of utopian ideas in the West -- Giambattista Vico and cultural history -- Alleged relativism in eighteenth-century European thought -- Joseph de Maistre and the origins of Fascism -- European unity and its vicissitudes -- Apotheosis of the romantic will : the revolt against the myth of an ideal world -- Bent twig : on the rise of nationalism
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xi, 277 p.
Isbn
9780679401315
Lccn
90053426
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 482.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Dust jacket. Quarter bound in black cloth, stamped in gilt on spine. Maroon paper over boards, stamped in gilt. Invitation from Columbia University to "the third of three Lionel Trilling Seminars", 1 leaf, laid in. Various articles on various subjects, 4 items, laid in.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23367197
  • ucoclc23367197

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