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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On the Writing of History. The History of the Popes. Apr 23, Xdyj rated it it was amazing Shelves: When I finished it, by wife began reading it. However, he also wrote many other very popular books aimed at young adults.

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Monks, Popes, and Their Political Intrigues. Beacon Lights of History Complete. Having broken with the Church over freedom of conscience, he set up on Geneva an even more regimented theocracy where he was the sole arbiter of conscience and any deviation from rigid orthodoxy could be punished with a flogging or excommunication or exile.


Strategy Six Pack 12 Illustrated. No Divine Purpose,” he wrote a friend. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. He chose not to mention the biblical account of creation. He was listed on their rosters until 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. As an illustrator of his own books, he was known for his lively black-and-white drawings and his chronological diagrams.

Account Options Sign in. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. What’s the Name, Please? May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Van Loon earned his Ph. Hendrik Willem van Loon [a] January 14, — March 11, was a Dutch-American historian, journalist, and award-winning children’s book author.

Van Loon did not shy away from controversial statements. It still needs to be solved.

His own work has since been eclipsed by the expectations he himself helped raise. A Jesuit Cardinal, Robert Bellarmine, The History of Protestantism; Volume 2: Would you like us to take another look at this review? I will loln find a English copy and finish reading it soon.

Hendrik Willem van Loon

Views Read Edit View history. Five star seller – Buy with confidence! Jerry rated it it was amazing Dec 31, Although he later served as head of the Department of Social Sciences at Antioch College, Ohio,he henceforth regarded his academic colleagues as petty adversaries determined to persecute him for his popularity.


He later became a professor of history at Cornell University and in toldrance an Hendrik Willem van Loon January 14, — March 11, was a Dutch-American historian and journalist. She encouraged his efforts to render history in a style accessible and entertaining to all ages. The Evolution of Empires.

If you are confused as to why mankind can’t ever seem to get along, read this book and you’ll see that the problem is Tolfrance fascinating search for some tolerance somewhere in the history of civilization.

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Sep 03, Ann rated it it was amazing. Hendrik Willem Van Loon. His books have not aged well; almost all of them are now out of print. Very well written and easy to read. In he was knighted by Queen Wilhelmina for his contribution to the Dutch resistance.

The award, bestowed incemented The Story of Mankind ‘s status as a landmark in the field. Can’t believe it is still so relevant today.