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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Protestantism in Poland and Bohemia: Freaks of Fanaticism and Other Strange Events. He also assisted European refugees. One error I recall is that he made the Emperor Justinian who one who could not sign his name without He returned to Cornell as a lecturer in history, Erasmus and the Age of Reformation.

History of Protestantism in Germany to the Leipsic Disputation, The author writes in a narrative style which makes this rather difficult subject quite comprehensible. 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. This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat Zhedong Wu rated it really liked it Oct 15, Jerry rated it it was amazing Dec 31, Although few copies of either book were sold, van Loon was praised by at least one reviewer for daring to “write history as if he enjoyed it.


Tolerance by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

Hendrik Willem van Loon [a] January 14, — March 11, was a Dutch-American historian, journalist, and award-winning children’s book author. Rare Book Cellar Published: A Treatise on Relics.

A Concise History of Monks and Monasteries. 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.

Van Loon defied his doctor’s caution against overwork in order to chair a division of the National War Fund. The award, bestowed incemented The Story of Mankind ‘s status as a landmark in the field.

Van Loon had joined the Unitarian Laymen’s League in This article needs additional citations for verification. Kei rated it it was amazing Jun 06, The Italian songwriter Francesco Guccini has composed a song, dedicated to the memory of his father, who hfndrik a lover of van Loon’s works when he was young.

Tian Xingzhe rated it it was amazing Mar 17, The League raised money for the American Unitarian Association AUAfinanced mission projects, coordinated special events, and recruited potential tolerancce. Books by Hendrik Willem van Loon.

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Silvia Huang rated it really liked it Feb 04, The Essential Bronte Sisters Collection. Edge wear with bumped corners. Rise and Establishment of Protestantism in Sweden and Denmark: His style, once praised as daring and innovative, now seems quaint and mannered.


Find Rare Books Book Value. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom. I will hopefully find a English copy and finish reading it soon. By using this site, wlllem agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Dec 04, Cheng Liu rated it it was amazing. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

His own work has since been eclipsed tolerwnce the expectations he himself helped raise. Strategy Six Pack 12 Illustrated.

A Short Introduction to Constantine the Great. It has survived theology. Retrieved hendrki ” https: In addition to contributing columns and cartoons to The NationThe RotarianForum and other magazines, he served as an associate editor of The Baltimore Sun Although van Loon served briefly on the vestry, he regarded the worship services as dispensable “hors d’oeuvres.

There are conflicting accounts on whether they remarried.