Read the full-text online edition of Tolerance (). Hendrik Willem van Loon (January 14, – March 11, ) was a Dutch- American The Story of Wilbur the Hat, , Boni and Liveright; Tolerance, , Boni and Liveright; The Liberation of Mankind: the story of man’s struggle for the. Hendrik van Loon, after considering various definitions of tolerance, said this: Language is one of the most deceptive inventions of the human.

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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. Account Options Sign in. Apr 10, Brett Fernau rated it it was amazing Shelves: The popular historian’s narrative of the progress of freedom of thought. A Treatise on Relics.

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The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom. The Story of Mankind. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 3 Jul Find Rare Books Book Value.

However, nendrik also wrote many other very popular books aimed at young adults. Very well written and easy to read. Hendrik Willem Van Loon.


Christendom at the Opening of the Sixteenth Century: He lectured at Cornell University from to ; in he became an American citizen. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Very good, in fair unclipped jacket. Vn Life-Springs of Our Liberties. What’s the Name, Please? In the end, van Loon ends on a cautionary note, that we should not exult that out times are somehow more progressive and enlightened than those earlier eras of vvan and superstitions.

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From inside the book. A nice book on the history of intolerance in the western world, and unfortunately its theme is still relevant today. The last-named one gets the lengthiest treatment, but van Loon tempers his admiration with tolerancw observation that much of what Voltaire did was with an eye toward publicity. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Silvia Huang rated it really liked it Feb 04, The newlyweds moved to Germany, where van Loon received his Ph.

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