Read “Tolerance The Liberation of Mankind” by Hendrik Willem van Loon with Rakuten Kobo. The history of Tolerance (or the lack thereof) in the history of man . Results 1 – 7 of 7 Tolerance by Hendrik Willem van Loon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at LibraryThing Review. User Review – antiquary – LibraryThing. Usually I love Van Loon, especially his Van Loon’s Lives, but I found this book sloppy and biased.

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Hendrik Willem van Loon

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When he died, obituaries listed Criswell as his widow and she inherited his estate.

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Hendrik Willem van Loon

The History of Protestantism; Volume 1: Retrieved 3 Jul Erasmus and the Age of Reformation. Such heresies reportedly deterred a number of libraries from acquiring the book.


Item s unavailable for purchase. Rise and Establishment of Protestantism in Sweden and Denmark: However, he also wrote many other very popular books aimed at young adults. A History of Freedom of Thought Illustrated. Zhongyu rated it really liked it Jun 09, Van Loon had two later marriages, to Eliza Helen Jimmie Criswell in and playwright Frances Goodrich Ames inbut after a divorce from Ames he returned to Criswell it is debatable whether or not they remarried ; she inherited his estate in Please reorganize this content to explain the subject’s impact on popular culture, using references to reliable sourcesrather than simply listing appearances.

Please review your cart. Van Loon’s tendency to insert himself into his narratives was a source of entertainment to some readers and of vexation to others. From vsn s until his death, Van Loon wrote many books, illustrating them himself.

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Works of Andrew Dickson White. She encouraged his efforts to render history in a style accessible and entertaining to all ages.

One error I recall is that he made the Emperor Justinian who one who could not sign his name without The Amazing Emperor Heliogabalus. John Huss and the Hussite Wars: In addition to contributing columns and cartoons to The NationThe RotarianForum and other magazines, he served as an associate editor of The Baltimore Sun The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom.


But if that sounds depressing, van Loon makes up for it with dollops of humor and an irreverent attitude, and a fearless, cheerful iconoclasm. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Boni and Liveright, Although few copies of either book were sold, van Loon was praised by at least one reviewer for daring to “write history as if he enjoyed it.

They had two sons, Henry Bowditch and Gerard Willem. This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat Van Loon participated in Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s presidential campaign.

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