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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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Because of the success of his early books, van Loon was able to devote the second half of his life to writing. The Evolution of Empires.

She encouraged his efforts to render history in a style accessible and entertaining to all ages. He lectured at Cornell University from to ; in he became an American citizen.

Most widely known among these is The Story of Mankinda history of the world especially for children, which won the first Newbery Medal in The review must be at least 50 characters long.

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His partisans argued that, as he made history come to life, his factual errors were inconsequential.

Boni and Liveright, Although van Loon served briefly on the vestry, he regarded the worship services as dispensable “hors d’oeuvres. Works of Andrew Dickson White. DUUB does not endorse materials on other sites.


Tolerance by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

The author writes in a narrative style which makes this rather difficult subject quite comprehensible. Hendrik Willem Van Loon.

Very well written and easy to read. Protestantism in Poland and Bohemia: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Jul 23, Krishna rated it it was amazing. Shirley rated it it was amazing Feb 18, 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.

BNWH0 Meets the acceptable condition guidelines. Zhongyu rated it really liked it Jun 09, The popular historian’s narrative of the progress of freedom of thought. There are conflicting accounts on whether they remarried. Please reorganize this content to explain the subject’s impact on popular culture, using references to reliable sourcesrather than simply listing appearances.

Van Loon defied his doctor’s caution against overwork in order to chair a division of the National War Fund.

Or the ruthless persecution of the Albigensians, the Socinians and other “heretics” over trivial doctrinal differences. Neale presided at the funeral.

He claimed to have been raised in a “strict form of Calvinism,” and was nevertheless “completely indifferent to the claims of any church.

Wishing to connect with potential allies in his battle against wishful thinking, in van Loon signed the membership book at All Souls.


A Jesuit Cardinal, Robert Bellarmine, Ships with Tracking Number! I really liked the way this was done. Rare Book Cellar Published: After having revisited Germany many times in the s, he was banned from the country when the Nazis came to power. Scarce in the jacket. The Story of Mankind. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Fritchman’s Men of Liberty: The Essential Bronte Sisters Collection. Beacon Lights of History Complete. Freaks of Fanaticism and Other Strange Events.

A more serious charge against van Loon tolersnce the sloppiness of his scholarship. The Pope, the Kings toleerance the People: One error I recall is that he made the Emperor Justinian who one who could not sign his name without John Calvins Treatise on Relics.

The Life-Springs of Our Liberties. Apr 23, Xdyj holerance it it was amazing Shelves: A nice book on the history of intolerance in the western world, and unfortunately its theme is still relevant today.

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The history of Tolerance or the lack thereof in the history of man as described by one of the best popular historians of all time. On the Writing of History. This article appears to contain trivial, minor, or unrelated references to popular culture.

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