Modern Editions of Classic Works for Readers TodayrnJUDGMENTS ON HISTORY AND HISTORIANSrnBy Jacob BurckhardtrnTranslated by Harry ZohnrnForeword by Alberto R. CollrnRenowned for his Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy and Reflections onrnHistory (published by Liberty Fund), Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897) hasrnwell been described as “the most civilized historian of the nineteenth century.”rnJudgments on History and Historians consists of records collected by Emil Diirrrnfrom Burckhardt’s lecture notes for history courses at the University of Baselrnfrom 1865 to 1885. The 149 brief sections span five eras: Antiquity, the MiddlernAges, History from 1450 to 1598, the History of the Seventeenth andrnEighteenth Centuries, and the Age of Revolution. As Walter Goetz observed ofrnthe work a generation ago, “It is impossible to imagine a more profound introductionrnto world history and its driving forces.”rnAlberto R. Coll is a Professor of Strategy and Policy at the United States NavalrnWar College, Newport, Rhode Island.rnHardcoverrnPaperbackrn$17.00rn$ 9.00rn0-86597-206-0rn0-86597-207-9rn(Indiana residents add 5% sales tax)rn”Conceived in Liberty”rnFor a nation “conceived in liberty,” the study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individualsrnis a never-ending obligation. To encourage this deliberation. Liberty Fund—a private educationalrnfoundation established in 1960—makes available a wide range of outstanding books. In keeping withrnLiberty Fund’s mission, books are both beautifully produced and priced to ensure their availability tornall serious readers. Each title explores some aspect of the interrelationship of liberty and responsibilityrnin individual life, society, governance, or economics. Accordingly, our publications include the worksrnof Adam Smith, David Hume, Lord Acton, Ludwig von Mises, Nobel laureates F. A. Hayek and JamesrnBuchanan, crucial political writings of the American founding era, and other landmark works inrnphilosophy, law, social and political thought, and education.rnCall 800-955-8335rnFax 317-579-6060rnor write:rnLiberty Furici We payrnshipping onrnprepaid orders.rn8335 Allison Pointe Trail, Suite #300, Dept. S12L, Indianapolis, IN 46250-1684rnExplore Liberty Fund’s catalogue on the World Wide Webrnat www.libertyfund.orgrnrnrn