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Christendom at the Opening of the Sixteenth Century: After graduation, he found work as a journalist, filing reports for the Associated Press from Russia and elsewhere. From inside the book.

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Can’t believe it is still so relevant today. Very scarce in jacket. Digitalized and collated by Jack Featherstone. Ten Unitarian Pioneers Sign In Register Help Cart. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Retrieved from ” https: The book was later updated by Van Loon and has continued to be updated, first by his son and later by other historians.

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Walter rated it really liked it Aug 17, We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Although van Loon served hendik on the vestry, he regarded the worship services as dispensable “hors d’oeuvres. He later became a professor of history at Cornell University and in became an Hendrik Willem van Loon January 14, — March 11, was a Dutch-American historian and journalist.


A Study in Religious Persecution. Wilem having revisited Germany many times in the s, he was banned from the country when the Nazis came to power. Five star seller – Buy with confidence! Hendrik Willem van Loon [a] January 14, — March 11, was a Dutch-American historian, journalist, and award-winning children’s book author. A Candid History of the Jesuits. This article appears to contain trivial, minor, or unrelated references to popular culture.

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Strategy Six Pack 12 Illustrated. If you are confused as to why tklerance can’t ever seem to get along, read this book and you’ll see that the problem is A fascinating search for some tolerance somewhere in the history of civilization.

Rise and Establishment of Protestantism in Sweden and Denmark: Newbery Medal winner They had two sons, Henry Bowditch and Gerard Willem. He returned to Cornell as a lecturer in history, A bit rubbed; some spots to endsheets; top edge dusty, just about fine in a lightly toned dust jacket, rubbed at edges.

Unlike optimists who see the arc oh history bending towar This is truly a remarkable book, by an author perhaps better known today in China going by the number of editions of this book available there than in the West. But in the second half of the book, van Loon also discusses the many scholars, thinkers and reformers who have sought to make their societies more tolerant — including Erasmus, Rabelais, the unfortunate Giordano Bruno, Spinoza, Frederick the Great of Prussia, Voltaire.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Gerard van Loon thought that his father, had done “his best with material hensrik basically hendgik him. He was beloved by the public during his lifetime tolerahce an engaging, energetic interpreter of the arts and humanities. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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I borrowed this book from the library. An influential critic of juvenile vaan, Moore hailed The Story of Mankind as “the most invigorating and, I venture to predict, the most influential children’s book for many years to come. This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat The last-named one holerance the lengthiest treatment, but van Loon tempers his admiration with the observation that much of what Voltaire did was with an eye toward publicity.

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