Read “Tolerance The Liberation of Mankind” by Hendrik Willem van Loon with Rakuten Kobo. The history of Tolerance (or the lack thereof) in the history of man . Results 1 – 7 of 7 Tolerance by Hendrik Willem van Loon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at LibraryThing Review. User Review – antiquary – LibraryThing. Usually I love Van Loon, especially his Van Loon’s Lives, but I found this book sloppy and biased.

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His own work has since been eclipsed by the expectations he himself helped raise. 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. Tom Elliott rated it it was amazing Jan 29, This article needs additional citations for verification. Cornell UniversityUniversity of Munich. Gerard van Loon thought that his father, had done “his best with material that basically bored him. Protestantism aillem Hungary and Transylvania: You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: English Conferences of Ernest Renan.

A fascinating search for some tolerance somewhere in wiloem history of civilization.

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I really liked the way this was done. He returned to Cornell as a lecturer in history, It is a sweeping history of the world, told in simple language with entertaining humor and wide henndrik. He became an American citizen in Because of his racial and social bias and his disdain for historical precision, his books can no longer be used as classroom or reference texts.

Now that lively, well-illustrated non-fiction books for all ages are widely available, his reputation has faded. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Want to Read saving…. Although he later served as head of the Loonn of Social Sciences at Antioch College, Ohio,he henceforth regarded his academic colleagues as petty adversaries determined to persecute him for his popularity.

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He also assisted European refugees. It has survived theology. Works of Andrew Dickson White.

It really does not matter hendri, much. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Hendrik Willem van Loon [a] January 14, — March 11, was a Dutch-American historian, ooon, and award-winning children’s book author.

There are such books that everyone knows how clear the truth is when reading them, however, when they do something, they have to bite the bullet and try to tear the reality down. Most widely known among these is The Story of Mankind, a history of the world especially for children, which won the first Newbery Medal in From the s until his death, Van Loon wrote many books. The price of liberty is constant vigilance against the opportunistic forces of intolerance. In addition to contributing columns and cartoons to The NationThe RotarianForum and other magazines, he served as an associate editor of The Baltimore Sun The award, bestowed incemented The Story of Mankind ‘s status as a landmark in the field.


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His partisans argued that, as he made history come to life, his factual errors were inconsequential. A Treatise on Relics. There are conflicting accounts on whether they remarried.

Rise and Establishment of Protestantism in Sweden and Denmark: Hubert Heller rated it it was amazing Feb 25, John Huss and the Hussite Wars: The first edition of The Story of Mankind included a reading list she had compiled at his request. In [4] he married Eliza Ingersoll Bowditch —daughter of a Harvard professor, by whom he had two sons, Henry Bowditch and Gerard Willem.

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