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Kossmann and Gees van der Plaat (The Hague:Martinus Nijhoof, 1973), 91-104, Pieter Geyl, "Huizinga as Accuser of His Age," History and Theory, 2 (1963), 231-262; R.
Luns, the Foreign Minister and a gifted raconteur, was a good friend, as were Pieter Geyl the historian and Paul Rijkens of Unilever.
(52.) Pieter Geyl, Debates with Historians, Groningen: J.B.
According to the Dutch historian Pieter Geyl, who then worked as a journalist for the Nieuwe Rotterdamse Courant, this very influential newspaper sacked its Jewish foreign editor and acting editor-in-chief, Marcus van Blankenstein, as early as 1936 because he took too critical and close a look at developments in Germany.
For the arguments in support of, and against, this view in terms of Napoleon, see Pieter Geyl, Napoleon: For and Against, translated by Oliver Renier (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1949), pp.
Sources: Geyl, Peter, The Netherlands in the Seventeenth Century.
Napoleonic historiography has long been hobbled by the analytical categories of "for" and "against." (E.g., Pieter Geyl, Napoleon For and Against (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1949).) Among the obvious deficiencies of this approach is its inevitable return to the "Great Man" himself, whether one glorifies or vilifies him.
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The great Dutch historian Pieter Geyl, at the end of his lengthy survey of a century or more of historians' assessments of Napoleon, famously described history as `argument without end'.
Source: Geyl, Peter, The Revolt of the Netherlands.
"History is indeed an argument without end" observed the Dutch historian Pieter Geyl in his Napoleon: For and Against.
* The great Dutch historian Pieter Geyl once called history `an argument without end'.