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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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... 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, Beacon Press (1955 ...

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    With his ardent arms, man had pulled heaven to earth.
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    Under weak government, in a wide, thinly populated country, in the struggle against the raw natural environment and with the free play of economic forces, unified social groups become the transmitters of culture.
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