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Gertrude Himmelfarb • 138 Items / 17 Books, 71 Articles, 50 Reviews
Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics (1952)
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    General History (Review)
    Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics, by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    1. Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    The American Historical Review, July 1953, p. 870
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    A Liberal Pessimist (Review)
    Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics, by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    1. Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    Commentary, February 1953, pp. 212-213
  3. Books
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    Catholic, Liberal, Politician Without Portfolio (Review)
    Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics, by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    1. Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    Commonweal, January 2, 1953, pp. 335-337
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    Politics and Ethics (2 Reviews)
    The New Science of Politics, by Eric Voegelin
    1. The New Science of Politics by Eric Voegelin
    2. Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    The Nation, January 17, 1953, p. 57
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    Reviews of Books (3 Reviews)
    Essays on Church and State, by Lord John Acton and Douglas Woodruff
    1. Essays on Church and State by Lord John Acton and Douglas Woodruff
    2. Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    3. Acton's Political Philosophy by George E. Fasnacht
    American Political Science Review, September 1953, pp. 865-867
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    New Books (20 Reviews)
    African Sculpture Speaks, by Ladislas Segy
    1. African Sculpture Speaks by Ladislas Segy
    2. African Folktales and Sculpture by Paul Radin, Elinore Marvel, and James Johnson Sweeney, ...
    3. The Italian Painters of the Renaissance by Bernard Berenson
    4. The Letters of Samuel Johnson by R.W. Chapman and Samuel Johnson
    5. The Best Butter by Jean Dutourd
    6. The Stones of the House by Theodore Morrison
    7. Half a Dollar Is Better Than None by Nicholas Diminno
    8. Neely by Walter Karig
    9. When the Gods Are Silent by Mikhail Soloviev
    10. Empress of Byzantium by Helen A. Mahler
    11. Movable Feasts by Arnold Palmer
    12. Illustrated English Social History by G.M. Trevelyan
    13. Acton's Political Philosophy by George E. Fasnacht
    14. Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    15. Prince of Players: Edwin Booth by Eleanor Ruggles
    16. The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    17. Spring in Spain by MacKinley Helm
    18. Rome and a Villa by Eleanor Clark
    19. The Singular Preference by Peter Quennell
    20. Jan at the Blue Fox by Ronald F.H. Duncan
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1953, pp. 99-105
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    The History of Ideas (25 Reviews)
    Men with Ideas
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    2. Main Currents of Western Thought by Franklin Le Van Baumer
    3. Essays on the Sociology of Knowledge by Karl Mannheim, Ernest Mannheim, and Paul Kecskemeti, ...
    4. The Idea of Nature by Robin G. Collingwood
    5. The Origins of Modern Science, 1300-1800 by Herbert Butterfield
    6. The Idea of Nationalism by Hans Kohn
    7. Liberalism and the Challenge of Fascism by J. Salwyn Schapiro
    8. The Myth of the State by Ernst Cassirer
    9. The Renaissance in Historical Thought by Wallace K. Ferguson
    10. The Philosophy of the Enlightenment by Ernst Cassirer
    11. Diderot and Descartes by Aram Vartanian
    12. Essays in the History of Ideas by Arthur O. Lovejoy
    13. Romanticism and the Modern Ego by Jacques Barzun
    14. Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate by H. Stuart Hughes
    15. Leopold Ranke: The Formative Years by Theodore von Laue
    16. Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    17. The Faith of Reason by Charles Frankel
    18. Meaning in History by Karl Lowith
    19. Christianity and History by Herbert Butterfield
    20. Dream and Reality by Nicholas Berdyaev
    21. The Courage To Be by Paul Tillich
    22. Decadence by C.E.M. Joad
    23. "Modernism" in Modern Drama by Joseph Wood Krutch
    24. Christianity, Past and Present by Basil Willey
    25. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The Saturday Review, May 1, 1954, p. 23