The Idea of Progress
An Inquiry Into Its Origin and Growth (Dodo Press)
By (author) John Bagnell Bury
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Idea of Progress by John Bagnell Bury
Book DescriptionJohn Bagnell Bury (1861-1927), known as J. B. Bury, was an eminent Irish historian, classical scholar, Byzantinist and philologist. Bury was born and raised in Clontibret, County Monaghan. He was educated first by his parents, then at Foyle College in Derry and Trinity College in Dublin, where he graduated in 1882 and was made a fellow in 1885. In 1893 he gained a chair in modern history at Trinity College, which he held for nine years, thereafter joining the Cambridge University. Bury's writings, on subjects ranging from ancient Greece to the 19th-century papacy, are at once scholarly and accessible to the layman. His two works on the philosophy of history elucidated the Victorian ideals of progress and rationality which undergirded his more specific histories. He also led a revival of Byzantine history, which English-speaking historians, following Edward Gibbon, had largely neglected. He contributed to, and was himself the subject of an article in, the 1911 Encyclopdia Britannica. Among his most famous works are: A History of Freedom of Thought (1914) and The Idea of Progress: An Inquiry into its Origin and Growth (1920).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781409900122
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Dodo Press
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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