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Author QuotedJohan Huizinga
Title QuotedWaning of the Middle Ages
Date (Year/Month/Day)1961/04/02
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1919
Quotation"There is not a more dangerous tendency in history than that of representing the past as if it were a rational whole and dictated by clearly defined interests," says [J.] Huizinga. What about the present? An even greater error.
JournalTurning Toward the World: The Pivotal Years. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 4, 1960-1963.; Edited by Victor A. Kramer. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 105
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