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Where is Althoff? Looking for Friedrich Althoff in English Language Sources

Journal of Economic Studies

ISSN: 0144-3585

Article publication date: 1 April 1993

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Abstract

Investigates the importance of English language sources of Friedrich Theodor Althoff (1839‐1908), a German of great influence both in his own country and, indirectly, in the United States. Explores some measures of his influence in education and international understanding. Examines a wide variety of sources. Explains how it could happen that an influential person would end up in intellectual history with almost no recognition. Challenges several conventional assessments. Althoff′s most important contributions are in print and more almost certainly exist in university archives, but the material is scattered and unorganized. Because we do not yet have the full story of this remarkable and complex man, firm conclusions about his influence are not yet possible.

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Senn, P.R. (1993), "Where is Althoff? Looking for Friedrich Althoff in English Language Sources", Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 20 No. 4/5. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000000179

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