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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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... 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 ...

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    Without metaphor the handling of general concepts such as culture and civilization becomes impossible, and that of disease and disorder is the obvious one for the case in point. Is not crisis itself a concept we owe to Hippocrates? In the social and cultural domain no metaphor is more apt than the pathological one.
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    Most thoughtful Americans of today seem to have forgotten how strongly their own and immediate predecessors, Emerson, Hawthorne and Whitman, were still preoccupied with the essence behind things.
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