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Johan Huizinga

Johan Huizinga (Groningen, December 7, 1872 – De Steeg, February 1, 1945), was a Dutch historian and one of the founders of modern cultural history.

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Johan Huizinga - Bibliography
... verkenningen (1929) In de schaduwen van morgen (1935), translated by his son Jacob Herman Huizinga In the Shadow of Tomorrow De wetenschap der geschiedenis (1937) Homo Ludens A Study of the Play Element in Culture ...

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    Nelson’s famous signal before the Battle of Trafalgar was not: “England expects that every man will be a hero.” It said: “England expects that every man will do his duty.” In 1805 that was enough. It should still be.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    Without claiming superiority of intellectual over visual understanding, one is nevertheless bound to admit that the cinema allows a number of æsthetic-intellectual means of perception to remain unexercised which cannot but lead to a weakening of judgment.
    —Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)