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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    From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    In Europe art has to a large degree taken the place of religion. In America it seems rather to be science.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    The second fundamental feature of culture is that all culture has an element of striving.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    What the study of history and artistic creation have in common is a mode of forming images.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    Culture must have its ultimate aim in the metaphysical or it will cease to be culture.
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)