Patrick Collinson, 11 June 1992
Show More Return to Essentials: Some Reflections on the Present State of Historical Study by G.R. Elton.
Cambridge, 128 pp., £16.95, October 1991, 0 521 41098 3Show More
“... reserves some of his ammunition for the alternative, liberal determinists, Arnold Toynbee, Sir John Plumb, J.H. Hexter, while not forgetting that morally admirable but woefully misled and misleading Christian Socialist R.H. Tawney, who was first denounced in Elton’s inaugural of 1968 as ‘a very good man’ whose work ...”