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The Histories of History

            As we look back in time, different historical events tend to be told through the viewpoint of one single party.  As history is studied in various nations, the norm is to comprehend the different … Continue reading

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Histories rather than History. Essay#1

  History, contrary to what many believe, rarely tells all the truth about the past. If we were to listen or study only one version of a certain event that occurred on previous years, we are only seeing the light … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Lesson for Earth

Thinking about the past through the eyes of one history wrongly treats the events of the past dualistically. How can two histories of the same event, told by different people, both be accurate? It is all too easy to study … Continue reading

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Dividing the Past

When contemplating the legacy of the past, historians and citizens should always think in terms of histories rather than History. When one merely studies History, what exactly is it that they study? As defined by The American Heritage Dictionary1, History … Continue reading

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History – The Story of the World*

 *Filtered, packaged, and served with a side of bias In the context of topics that explore and analyze specific events of the past, the word ‘history’ is often used without producing too much conflict or thought. However, a closer look … Continue reading

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Histories: The Alternative

Historians and citizens often think of History as being only what is in the textbook. When going through the history of the world, all the different years and dates are treated as specific benchmarks throughout history, but in terms of … Continue reading

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One Man’s History…

When I study or contemplate the past, especially when I’m reading or watching a book or program with strong point of view, I have to remind myself that all stories can be seen from different perspectives. This is because every … Continue reading

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