Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to Jacob Burckhardt (1818–1897), historian of art and culture.

Etymologies

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Burckhardt +‎ -ian

Examples

  • Few will doubt that the crisis which has engulfed our century is a genuine crisis in the Burckhardtian sense.

    CRISIS IN HISTORY

  • After a long debate about the origins, the character, and the impact of the Renaissance, most historians of today would agree that it should not be treated as a genuine crisis in the Burckhardtian sense.

    CRISIS IN HISTORY

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